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  3/3/2014, Adar Bet 1, 5774

Netanyahu to Tell Obama: Pressure Abbas, not Us


US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met in the White House on Monday.

"The United States has no better friend than Israel,” Obama said at the start of the meeting with Netanyahu. He also said that he is committed to preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

Regarding the negotiations with the Palestinian Authority, Obama praised Netanyahu and said that there are “very important and difficult issues” being discussed in the negotiations, and Netanyahu “takes them all seriously.”