Finance Minister speaks with US Secretary of State
02 August 2014 22:18
Finance Minister Yair Lapid and US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on the Phone on Saturday evening. The Yesh Atid head thanked Secretary Kerry and the US Senate for the decision to provide $225 million in emergency funding for Israel's Iron Dome system.
Lapid said Israel deeply valued the strategic partnership with the US and went on to discuss in detail the political and securtiy developments, following the kidnapping of Sec.-Lt. Hadar Goldin in Hamas-controlled Gaza.
Kerry, in turn, said the US would do everything in its power to help Israel track the missing Israeli officer.