US President Joe Biden congratulated Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on forming a executive with Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid on a phone call Sunday night after it became sworn in earlier that night, and expressed his must additional enhance ties between the 2 worldwide locations.
On the call, Bennett thanked Biden for his congratulatory message and for his lengthy standing commitment to Israel and its security.
Bennett also thanked Biden for his enhance for the duration of Operation Guardian of the Partitions, essentially the most newest escalation between Israel and the ally hassle groups within the Gaza Strip, and that he considers him an ally.
The two leaders emphasized the importance of the alliance between Israel and the US, as well to their commitment to strengthening ties between the 2 worldwide locations and to declaring the protection of the Grunt of Israel.
Alternate Prime Minister and International Minister Yair Lapid spoke with US Secretary of Grunt Antony Blinken after the Knesset voted to approve the executive on Sunday night.
Correct via the call between Lapid and Bennett, the 2 top diplomats spoke about the “particular” relationship between the US and Israel.
Lapid thanked Blinked for the call, and in the direction of the discontinuance Blinken invited his Israeli counterpart to Washington.
“On behalf of the American of us, I congratulate Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and International Minister Yair Lapid, and the entire participants of the new Israeli cabinet,” Biden said in an announcement launched moments after the new executive became sworn in.
“Israel has no better neutral accurate friend than the United States,” he persevered. “The bond that unites our of us is proof of our shared values and decades of conclude cooperation.”
The US “remains unwavering in its enhance for Israel’s security,” Biden said, announcing that the US executive is dedicated to working with the new Israeli executive.
He concluded, “My administration is fully dedicated to working with the new Israeli executive to advance security, steadiness, and peace for Israelis, Palestinians, and of us for the duration of the broader verbalize.”
“Thank you, Mr. President!” Bennett said in accordance with Biden’s express. “I address up for working with you to enhance ties between our two worldwide locations.”
UN Middle East Peace Envoy Tor Wennesland also took to twitter to congratulate the new executive.
“I congratulate Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Alternate Prime Minister & International Minister Yair Lapid for the formation of a new Israeli executive. I address up for working with the Executive to advance the final aim of a lengthy-lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.”
I congratulate Prime Minister @naftalibennett & Alternate Prime Minister & International Minister @yairlapid for the formation of a new Israeli executive. I address up for working with the Executive to advance the final aim of a lengthy-lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
— Tor Wennesland (@TWennesland) June 13, 2021
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau joined in alongside with his agree with congratulatory message to Bennett and Lapid. Asserting that Canada “remains firm in its commitment to a two-verbalize resolution.” Trudeau also thanked ragged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his crucial partnership over time.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also offered his congratulations to the new Prime Minister as he tweeted:
“On behalf of the UK, I supply my congratulations to Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid on forming a new executive in Israel. As we emerge from COVID-19, this is an thrilling time for the UK and Israel to continue working collectively to advance peace and prosperity for all.”
As we emerge from COVID-19, this is an thrilling time for the UK and Israel to continue working collectively to advance peace and prosperity for all.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) June 13, 2021
As did UK International Secretary Dominic Raab.
“Congratulations to Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid on forming a new executive in Israel. I address up for persevered cooperation on security, alternate and local weather commerce, and dealing collectively to stable peace within the verbalize.”
Congratulations to @naftalibennett & @yairlapid on forming a new executive in Israel. I address up for persevered cooperation on security, alternate and local weather commerce, and dealing collectively to stable peace within the verbalize.
— Dominic Raab (@DominicRaab) June 13, 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel also congratulated Bennett announcing that she wished to enhance the friendship between the 2 worldwide locations and that she hopes to work carefully with him.
German International Affairs Minister Heiko Maas congratulated the new executive on Twitter Sunday night.
“Congratulations to the new executive of #IsraelFlag of Israel and to Yair Lapid, who I’m wrathful to work with. Mazel tov! Germany will incessantly be by Israel’s facet. And thank you, Gabi Ashkenazi, to your infamous carrier and friendship.”
Congratulations to the new executive of #Israel and to @yairlapid, who I’m wrathful to work with. Mazel tov! Germany will incessantly be by Israel’s facet. And thank you, @Gabi_Ashkenazi, to your infamous carrier and friendship.
— Heiko Maas (@HeikoMaas) June 13, 2021
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz also congratulated Bennett and Lapid in a tweet, announcing he looks forward to working with both of them.
“Austria is dedicated to Israel as a Jewish and democratic verbalize and must unexcited continue to stand by Israel‘s facet,” Kurz said.
Zachary Keyser and Jerusalem Post Group of workers contributed to this sage.