Netanyahu: New alliances forming in Mideast that may make peace progress possible

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a conciliatory message to the world Thursday night, saying his new government would examine all the ways of leveraging the shifting alliances in the Middle East to possibly move the peace process forward.
Netanyahu, speaking at a ceremony at the Armored Corps Memorial in Latrun marking 70 years since the Allied victory over the Nazis, said that there are many security, diplomatic, and economic challenges facing the new government that he is to present next week.

“The biggest challenge is Iran’s attempts to arm itself with nuclear weapons, and in parallel to open fronts of terrorism and occupation throughout the Middle East around our borders,” he said.
Netanyahu asserted that Israel can meet those challenges, and that Israel knows that it is not the only country in the region threatened by Iran.


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