Monday, October 16, a telephone conversation took place between Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and Sebastian Kurtz, who will become the new Chancellor of Austria.
Netanyahu congratulated him on his election victory. He also noted that in recent years Austria has done much to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and to combat anti-Semitism, and expressed hope that this trend will continue.
During the phone conversation Sebastian Kurz has expressed interest in strengthening relations and friendship with Israel.
The press service of the government reports that in conversation, Netanyahu also raised the issue of Iranian aggression and the need for changes in the «nuclear agreement» with Tehran.
The press service of the Israeli Prime Minister also reports that Sebastian Kurz has accepted the invitation of Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Israel.