Thursday, 24 January 2013

U.S. Looking Forward to Working with New Israel Government

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro tweeted his congratulations to Israelis on a successful Election Day, reiterating the strong bilateral ties between the two democratic nations.“Mazal tov to the Israeli people on their just completed elections! Always inspiring to see democracy in action!” he wrote. He later posted that the United States “looks forward to working closely with next government of Israel.”

 In Washington, Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, also released a statement praising Israel’s democracy saying “Israel demonstrated once again that it is the only flourishing democracy in the Middle East.”{E37A3863-A63F-49F8-9678-AEFA927BF747}

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