Statement on Meeting with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu | Speaker.gov

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after meeting with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu:

“Today, Prime Minister Netanyahu and I redoubled our commitment to strengthening the historic alliance between the United States and Israel. We discussed the need to hold Iran accountable for its actions, bolster Israel’s qualitative military edge, and push back against international efforts to delegitimize the Jewish state. The special relationship between our nations has been an anchor of stability during uncertain and dangerous times. It must remain a cornerstone of American leadership today. I want to thank Prime Minister Netanyahu for his unwavering friendship and support.”