REAL CLEAR ISRAEL PRESS RELEASE: WATCH: PM Netanyahu’s Remarks Upon Departure to the US

PM Netanyahu’s Remarks Upon Departing for the United States

(Communicated by the Prime minister’s Media Adviser)


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Tuesday, 20 September 2016), made the following remarks upon departing for the United States:


“We are in the midst of a very important diplomatic week for the State of Israel. I am leaving now for the United States. There I will first meet with President Obama and I will thank him for the great and important security assistance to the State of Israel over the coming decade.


I will then address the United Nations General Assembly. I will present Israel’s case, Israel’s truth, Israel’s justice and also Israel’s heroism – the heroism of our soldiers, our police officers and our citizens, who are waging an uncompromising struggle against brutal terrorism.


I expect from the international community a uniform standard in the war on terrorism. Today the entire international community says that there is a need to wage a determined and uncompromising fight against terrorism. And indeed, they must also support the determined and uncompromising fight against terrorism, and this moral clarity is necessary to both fight against – and defeat – terrorism.”


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