Israel's Naftali Bennett spoke with US President Biden on ways to halt Iran's nuclear program

Israel's Naftali Bennett spoke with US President Biden on ways to halt Iran's nuclear program
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07 February, 2022
The two leaders spoke about Iran's nuclear program alongside Russia and Ukraine tensions, as Biden emphasised his 'full support' for Israel.
Naftali Bennett also said he congratulated Biden on the US raid that killed the leader of the Islamic State group [Getty]

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday he spoke with US President Joe Biden and discussed ways to halt Iran's nuclear program.

The two leaders also spoke about Russia-Ukraine tensions and Bennett said he had congratulated Biden on the US raid that led to the death of the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Ibrahim al-Quraishi.

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Bennett said in a statement that he thanked Biden for his support of Israel and invited him to visit. Biden told Bennett he looked forward to a visit later this year, the White House said in a statement.

Biden also emphasised to Bennett his "full support" for replenishing Israel's Iron Dome missile-defence system, the White House said. 

(Reuters)