After the Netanyahu era: Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid promises a different approach to the United States

Israel’s new foreign minister Jair Lapid he have United States of America After replacing the prime minister for long periods Benjamin Netanyahu I promised another deal. “Mistakes have been made in the past few years. The bipartisan image of Israel has been damaged,” Lapid said Sunday at a meeting with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at ROM. Blinken emphasized that there would be differences, but both countries had the same goals.

Lapid said he spoke to senior US Democratic and Republican officials and reminded them that Israel shares America’s core values. “We will have differences of opinion,” he said. But it’s not about the primary goals, it’s about the way to get there.

Concerns about the Iran deal

He cited, for example, “serious” concerns regarding negotiations over the United States’ return to the nuclear deal Iran. However, differences of opinion should be discussed face to face rather than publicly.

Netanyahu got the 2015 deal reached during the Democratic president’s term Barack Obama It was always publicly negotiated and criticized. Obama’s Republican successor Donald Trump He later withdrew from the agreement and made a number of decisions very pro-Israel in general. After replacing Trump and Netanyahu, the two governments re-adjusted their relations.

our president Joe Biden Israel receives outgoing President Reuven Rivlin at the White House on Monday. Rivlin, who has held the presidency since 2014, will leave office on July 9.

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