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Following his AIPAC speech, held a series of meetings on Capitol Hill. The Prime Minister met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and members of the House leadership including Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Steve Scalise (R-LA), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and James Clyburn (D-SC).
Prime Minister Netanyahu described Iran’s aggression in the region including its attempts to establish a military presence in Syria and noted that Israel is determined to thwart this. He presented the dangers in the Iranian nuclear agreement and said it was necessary to either fully fix the errors in the agreement or abrogate it.
PM Netanyahu Metes Speaker Ryan
PM Netanyahu Meets Congressman Scalise
PM Netanyahu Meets with the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem/photo credit: Haim Zach, GPO)