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  1/28/2013, Shevat 17, 5773

Obama Congratulates Netanyahu on Election Victory


US President Barack Obama spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday to congratulate him on his Likud Party's showing in last week's general election, AFP reported.

"President Obama spoke today by telephone with Prime Minister Netanyahu to congratulate him on his party's success in winning a plurality of Knesset seats in Israel's recent election," a White House statement said.

Election results were declared almost one week ago.