Warm words as Obama and Netanyahu put aside rift

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to U.S. President Barack Obama during a bilateral meeting in New York City on September 21, 2016President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put aside past differences Wednesday in their first meeting since the United States promised its ally a $38 billion military aid package. The pair’s relationship has often been frosty, but they exchanged warm words as they met for what may be the last time before Obama leaves office in January. Netanyahu complimented his host on “what I hear is a terrific golf game,” and invited Obama to visit Israel after leaving the presidency to play a round.

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