Obama wishes Netanyahu, Israelis a 'happy holiday'

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April 18, 2011 18:55

 
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US President Barack Obama on Monday wished Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the people of Israel a happy holiday ahead of the beginning of Pessah.

Obama spoke to Netanyahu Monday afternoon and told him he was also expected to attend a Pessah Seder later in the evening with representatives of the Jewish community in the US.

During their conversation, the Netanyahu thanked Obama for the approval of a new budget for the Iron Dome system, and the president expressed satisfaction over the system proving effective against rocket fire from Gaza.

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