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Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense and Finance Committee Member and former Mayor of Jerusalem MK Nir Barkat reacted to the Biden presidential announcement: "I congratulate Joe Biden on his declaration as President-elect of the United States and believe that under his leadership the courageous and positive relationship between the two countries will continue.

"I sincerely thank the outgoing President Donald Trump for his tremendous contribution to the State of Israel over the past four years.

"You will forever be engraved in the history of the people of Israel as our true friend."

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