Yair Lapid
Yair Lapid Asi Efrati/GPO

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte congratulated Prime Minister Lapid on assuming office and wished him success.

The two leaders discussed maintaining the warm relations between them and advancing the good relations between Israel and the Netherlands.

The leaders exchanged views on the Iranian issue, regional stability, and the war in Ukraine, including its effects on the Middle East.

Prime Minister Lapid expressed concern regarding the heat wave in the Netherlands and asked how it was handling the extreme weather.

The conversation between the two was warm and friendly.

Prime Minister Lapid invited his Dutch counterpart to visit Israel.