Olmert thanks Bush for his friendship during his presidency
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert thanked outgoing US President George W. Bush on Tuesday for his friendship towards Israel for the duration of his presidency.
Olmert told Bush that the United States has remained a strong supporter of Israel, regardless of politics, but especially during his two terms.
In addition, the premier congratulated President-elect Barack Obama, saying that he has impressed the world on his journey to the White House, and his ability to inspire his country and the international community.
"I am convinced that our relations with the United States will remain strong and close, and will grow even stronger," he said.
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