Press release

PM call with Prime Minister Netanyahu, 23 March 2015

David Cameron spoke with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel this evening, and congratulated him on winning the recent Israeli elections.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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A Downing Street spokesperson said:

The Prime Minister spoke to Mr Netanyahu this evening. He congratulated him on winning the recent Israeli elections, and looked forward to working with the new government when it was formed.

The PM reiterated that as a firm friend of Israel, the UK continued to believe that a two-state solution was the best way to achieve a lasting peace and to secure Israel’s long-term security and prosperity.

The two Prime Ministers also discussed the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme, agreeing that it was essential to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Published 23 March 2015