Still in the United States on his trip that saw him visit the United Nations and President Obama, PM Netanyahu met with the presidential candidates this weekend. The Jerusalem Post reports that Netanyahu's visits in New York with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reinforced the U.S.-Israeli ties:
Netanahu stated the he will not intervene in American politics and that both candidates are "well versed in Israeli affairs."
"It is important for Israeli citizens to know no matter the election results we will have a friend in the White House. The next president will continue the strong alliance between Israel and the United States," Netanyahu said.
Netanyahu continued, stating that the strong alliance between the two nations was seen with last week's historic $38 billion military aid agreement and that it is important for the two countries to continue their alliance, working together on the challenges in the Middle East.