Press release

PM call with Israeli PM: 20 June 2017

Theresa May spoke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed the two countries continuing to work together to counter terrorism.

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A Downing Street spokesperson said:

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the Prime Minister yesterday to offer his condolences over the recent tragic events in London.

They agreed the UK and Israel would continue working closely together to counter terrorism and extremism in all its guises.

They agreed the relationship between the UK and Israel would continue to go from strength to strength.

The Prime Minister reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to a two-state solution enabling an Israel free from terrorism and a viable Palestinian state. The Prime Minister noted that settlement-building was an impediment to the progress of peace talks.

Published 21 June 2017