Obama, Netanyahu discuss ‚regional issues,‘ peace

11.08.2011                      11.Aw-Elul, 5771


Obama, Netanyahu discuss 'regional issues,' peace

Prime minister thanks US president for support of Iron Dome rocket defense system, pledge to continue joint security work.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke with US President Barack Obama Wednesday in order "to consult on regional issues and efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East."
According to a White House statement, Netanyahu expressed appreciation for US support for Israel's security, in particular its support for the Iron Dome rocket and mortar defense system. It added that the two agreed to continue working closely together to address common security concerns….