Vice President Harris spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on Thursday
"The Vice President emphasized the United States' unwavering commitment to Israel's security," according to the White House.
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Vice President Kamala Harris had a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, during which the two discussed various issues.
Harris "emphasized the United States' unwavering commitment to Israel's security," according to a White House press release about the call, which also reported that she "expressed strong support for Israel's recent groundbreaking normalization agreements with countries in the Arab and Muslim world, and stressed the importance of advancing peace, security, and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians alike."
The two officials concurred on the importance of persisting in cooperation on regional security matters, including the Islamic Republic of Iran's nuclear program as well as its "dangerous regional behavior," according to the White House.
"They discussed the importance of advancing scientific cooperation between our two countries and efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. They also noted their respective governments' opposition to the International Criminal Court's attempts to exercise its jurisdiction over Israeli personnel," the White House noted.
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