President Donald J. Trump was delighted to have Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as his honored guest yesterday, and is looking forward to strengthening the relationship between the United States and Israel.
President Trump has made it abundantly clear that the United States stands firmly with our ally Israel, especially in the face of terrorism. Our deeply rooted ties reflect our shared values, strategic interests, and dynamic economic and trade relationship. President Trump is making it his administration’s duty to promote Israel’s security in order to establish a more peaceful and prosperous Middle East.
As Israel’s largest bilateral trade partner, the United States is eager to expand its economic partnership, which is nearing $50 billion annually. President Trump reaffirms the unbreakable bond between the two nations, and together with Prime Minister Netanyahu, is finding new ways to make our alliance even stronger.