Netanyahu congratulates new Italian PM Renzi on taking up office

February 24, 2014 12:46

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke with new Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Sunday night, congratulating him on taking up office.

The two prime ministers expressed appreciation for the productive cooperation between Israel and Italy as well as the hope that it will be enhanced and expand to other areas including technology.

Netanyahu stressed Italy's important role in the international arena and its support in thwarting boycotts against Israel. He invited Prime Minister Renzi to visit Israel; the two expressed their hope to hold an additional round of meetings between the two governments.

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