Sunday, February 19, at the opening of the weekly Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed the Ministers about the results of his visit to the United States.
«The Union between the two countries has always been strong, and it strengthened even more, — said the head of government. – This became possible thanks to long-standing and close friendship between President trump and me, but also due to the common understanding of the threats and opportunities facing the region. We both see eye to eye on the main growing threat from Iran and the need to confront Iranian aggression. We both see the opportunity to implement regional interests of Israel, the USA and the countries of the region, to antagonize Iran, and to use other possibilities of normalization and, eventually, the world. This is a radical change that was part of all our meetings and base our agreements.», — said the head of government.
He also told the Ministers that the decision to create working groups that will negotiate on various issues, including on the issue of construction in settlements in Judea and Samaria. On the Israeli side, the group will be headed by Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer. The tenth channel ITV reports that the US representative in this group is the adviser of the President of trump international issues Jason Grinblat.
During a government meeting near the building of the Ministry was a demonstration of residents of Amun. They demanded that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to fulfill the promise to create a new village is destroyed at the end of January. During the visit to USA the Prime Minister promised to «re-weigh the decision to build a new settlement».
After the Cabinet meeting would be a meeting of the military-political Cabinet, which will also be dedicated to the visit of Netanyahu in the United States.
Immediately after that, the Prime Minister will leave for an official visit to Australia and Singapore. As reported from the office of the Prime Minister, the acting head of the government appointed tourism Minister Yariv Levin.
Prime Minister Netanyahu will meet with President and Prime Minister of the state and discuss with them the strengthening of bilateral relations in various fields, as well as visit the local synagogue.
Then Prime Minister Netanyahu will fly to Sydney, where he will meet with the Prime Minister and Governor-General of Australia.
The heads of the governments of Israel and Australia will hold a business forum which will be attended by the entrepreneurs from both countries.
Netanyahu will also meet with the leader of the opposition in the Australian Parliament, with the leaders of the Jewish community and attend a Jewish school.
The Prime Minister of Australia with his wife, the couple invited Netanyahu to dinner.