Election 2012

Netanyahu Congratulates Obama on Victory

US-Israeli alliance stronger than ever, the prime minister says


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated US President Barack Obama for winning the US election Wednesday.

According to Netanyahu's bureau, he said: "The strategic alliance between Israel and US is stronger than ever. I will continue to work with President Obama to secure the essential interests of the people of Israel."  Netanyahu is expected to meet Wednesday with Dan Shapiro, US ambassador to Israel