In his statement to the media following the US presidential elections, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated Mr. Trump, stating, “I congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the 45th President of the United States of America.
“President-elect Trump is a true friend of the State of Israel, and I look forward to working with him to advance security, stability and peace in our region.
“The ironclad bond between the United States and Israel is rooted in shared values, buttressed by shared interests and driven by a shared destiny.
I am confident that President-elect Trump and I will continue to strengthen the unique alliance between our two countries and bring it to ever greater heights.”
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)