Netanyahu again raised the possibility of what he described as a “regional approach” to Israeli-Palestinian peace at a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, who appeared to embrace the idea.
Netanyahu has never explicitly abandoned his conditional support for a future Palestine, and his spokesman did not respond immediately to a request to comment on Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s remarks.
Social media exchanges suggested a budding “bromance” between Netanyahu and Trump, who pledged to be the “best friend” Israel has ever had in White House.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged “responsible nations” to join new sanctions against Iran on Monday during a visit to London, but Britain defended a nuclear deal sealed between major powers and Tehran.
Israeli government committee gave an initial nod for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.
Trump administration warned that Israel’s building of new settlements or expansion of existing ones in occupied territories may not be helpful in achieving peace with Palestinians, adopting a more measured tone than its previous pro-Israel announcements.
The bill has been condemned by Palestinians as a blow to their hopes of statehood but its passage may only be largely symbolic as it contravenes Israeli Supreme Court rulings on property rights.
When Netanyahu sent a tweet in support of President Trump’s plan for a wall along Mexican border, the Israeli prime minister can barely have expected it.