Deputy Knesset Speaker Danny offered his congratulations Wednesday morning US President Barack Obama on his reelection, but urged him to "change course" and visit Israel.
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"It is my hope, and that of many Israelis, that the president resets his course relating to Israel and our region for the next four years," Danon said. "Rather than dictating ill-advised policies that endanger the well-being of America's only true ally in the Middle East, now is the time for President Obama to return to the wise and time-honored policy of 'zero daylight' between our respective nations."
Specifically, Danon urged the two-term president to focus on Iran "instead of wasting time and resources to impose housing zoning laws on Israel," a reference to disagreements over settlement policies.
Danon, who toured the US over the summer to promote his book criticizing the president, also called on Obama to visit Israel.