PM congratulates Susan Rice, thanks predecessor

Netanhayu thanks new national security adviser, says "Israel and the US are strategic allies," and hopes bond will continue to grow.

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June 6, 2013 00:06
US envoy to the UN Susan Rice [file]

US envoy to the UN Susan Rice 311 (R). (photo credit: Brendan McDermid / Reuters)

 
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated Susan Rice on her appointment as US National Security Adviser, and said he was sure the security cooperation between the US and Israel that was strengthened over the last few years would continue.

He also thanked outgoing NSC head Tom Donilon.

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"Israel and the US are strategic allies," Netanyahu said in a statement. "I am sure that the security cooperation between our countries that got closer over the last few years will continue into the future."

The statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office made no mention of US President Barack Obama's nomination of Samantha Powers as Rice's replacement as US envoy to the UN.

The statement said Netanyahu's National Security Adviser Yaakov Amidror spoke to Donilon and thanked him for his contribution in strengthening the US-Israeli strategic alliance.

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