Two days after scoring a surprisingly strong win in his bid to serve a fourth term as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu got the phone call — the call from President Obama — the call whose timing many had been wondering about.
According to White House spokesman Josh Earnest, Obama — after congratulating Bibi on his election victory — told Netanyahu that the United States would be reassessing its relationship with Israel, particularly as it relates to the establishment of a Palestinian state.
As The Washington Times reports, Earnest said Bibi’s comments only hours before the election regarding peace with the neighboring Palestinians were troubling and could result in the U.S. “supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for the creation of a Palestinian state generally along the pre-1967 lines that divided Israel from the West Bank and Gaza.”
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In an interview on Fox News’ “The Kelly File” Thursday, Netanyahu clarified his position on the so-called “two-state solution.” He also spoke with Megyn Kelly about the emerging nuclear arms deal with Iran and what he sees as the real difference between being the prime minister of Israel and the president of the united States.
You can watch Benjamin Netanyahu’s appearance on “The Kelly File” by clicking on the video above.