President Obama calls with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

April 2nd, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by admin  

LONDON (BNO NEWS) — President Obama called with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was sworn in to replace Ehud Olmert.

Obama congratulated Prime Minister Netanyahu on his swearing-in and reaffirmed his steadfast commitment to Israel and its security. “The President said he looked forward to working closely with Prime Minister Netanyahu and his government to address issues of mutual concern, including Iran and Arab-Israeli peace”, the White House said in a brief statement.

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