Begin forwarded message:
From: Miriam Burgues >
Date: September 21, 2016 at 1:36:23 PM EDT
To: "Gabriel, Brian" >
Subject: Potus foreign pool report Netanyahu meeting
Potus and Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, met in a room in Lotte New York Palace hotel.
They are both accompanied by their delegations.
When your pooler entered the room, Netanyahu was speaking about the "extensive security cooperation" between US and Israel.
Netanyahu said they discuss the new MOU (bilateral security agreement signed last week) and how to confront shared challenges.
Netanyahu said he'll never "give up on the goal of peace".
"Our alliance has grown decade after decade", said Netanyahu and mentioned the "unbreakable bond" between US and Israel.
"We discussed too how we can shape the destiny together", he said.
"Your voice, your influential voice" will remain "for many decades", said Netanyahu about Potus, calling him "Barack".
Potus talked in first place about Simon Peres, he hopes that he has "an speedy recover".
He said too that the bilateral bond is "unbreakable", placed in "common values, family ties". To keep Israel safe "is important for America's national security"'.
He praised the new MOU signed in a moment of "enormous uncertainty" in the region.
"We do have concerns" about settlement activity, Potus said.
He reiterated that he want to see a "stable and secure" Israel with a "homeland for Palestinians" that meet their expectations.
White House Correspondent
Efe News Services
1220 National Press Building.
529 14 street, NW.
Washington D.C. 20045
Efe News is the leading Spanish-language news agency and the fourth largest news agency in the world, with more than seventy-five years of experience.
Follow us on Twitter