With Obama en route to his meeting with Netanyahu and live coverage suspended, discussion on Channel 2 turns to Iran.
Zeev Elkin, Israel’s new deputy foreign minister, says he believes Obama’s statements make it clear that as far as the US is concerned “there is no veto” on Israeli action.
Obama’s convoy is arriving at the King David Hotel. Channel 2’s reporter notes in awe that Obama was scheduled to arrive at 10:50 a.m. local time, and actually arrived at 10:50 a.m. local time. So far, the entire visit has been on schedule and has gone off without a hitch.