WASHINGTON - US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Tuesday that his first foreign trip as president would be to Israel.
Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, said during a Republican foreign policy
debate that US President Barack Obama had been unfriendly to Israel.
"The right course for Israel is to care about Israel," he said during
the debate with seven other contenders for the GOP nod, held in
Washington. "My first foreign trip will be to Israel to show we care
Obama has not visited Israel as president. He visited Cairo early in his
term to deliver an appeal for friendship to the Muslim world.
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