Trump: 'Too bad' Israel headed for new elections

US President expresses regret Israeli leaders failed to reach agreement to form coalition, calls Netanyahu a 'great guy.'

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Donald Trump
Donald Trump
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US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was sorry to see Israel forced into an election rerun, after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition.

"It's too bad what happened in Israel," Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House. "It looked like a total win for Netanyahu," he said, praising the Israeli leader as a "great guy."

"They're back in the election stage. That is too bad."




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