Netanyahu hails 'unprecedented changes' in Arab states' attitude to Israel

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 4, 2017 12:35
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel is witnessing a wide ranging shift in the perception of Israel among Arab states.

Speaking at the start of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Netanyahu said a recently conducted survey found that 50 out of 54 see Israel as a "powerful" state and that 47 of them, including Arab states, want to improve ties with Jersalem.

Netanyahu said that when it comes to the public in those states, as opposed to the governments, the shift is even greater, "In partucular the changes in Arab states, which is unprecedented."


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