Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, who is on an official visit to the United States, Tuesday, December 9, met at the White house with U.S. President Barack Obama.
During the meeting, which Obama described as excellent, was discussed, in particular, the situation in Israel and the middle East region, as well as the problem of global terrorism.
According to the President of the United States, currently the peaceful settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict seems elusive, however, must continue to experience. Washington condemns violence and incitement, but hopes for dialogue between the parties to advance peace, he said.
After the meeting, held a gala ceremony of lighting the Hanukkah candles.