Contrasting versions of Bennett Biden telephone call
#1 Israeli version
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke by phone with US President Joe Biden
(Communicated by Prime Minister Bennet's office)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and US President Joe Biden spoke by telephone
this evening (Sunday, 13 June 2021).
The Prime Minister thanked President Biden for his warm wishes on the
inauguration of the new government, and for his long-standing commitment to
the State of Israel and its security.
Prime Minister Bennett noted his appreciation for the President, and for his
support for Israel during the recent operation in Gaza (Guardian of the
Walls), and noted that he considers him a great friend of the State of
In their conversation, the leaders emphasized the importance of the alliance
between Israel and the United States, as well as their commitment to
strengthening ties between the two countries, and maintaining the security
of the State of Israel.
#2 American version
Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with Prime Minister Bennett
JUNE 13, 2021
President Biden spoke today with Prime Minister Bennett to offer his warm
congratulations to Prime Minister Bennett on becoming Prime Minister of the
State of Israel.
President Biden highlighted his decades of steadfast support for the
U.S.-Israel relationship and his unwavering commitment to Israel’s security.
He expressed his firm intent to deepen cooperation between the United States
and Israel on the many challenges and opportunities facing the region.
The leaders agreed that they and their teams would consult closely on all
matters related to regional security, including Iran.
The President also conveyed that his administration intends to work closely
with the Israeli government on efforts to advance peace, security, and
prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians.