Netanyahu and Canadian PM meet, praise ‘friendship’

Another world leader to meet briefly with Netanyahu on the sidelines of the summit in Paris is the recently elected Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau.

In video of the meeting, Netanyahu can be seen extolling the “superb” relationship between Israel and Canada that can be made “even stronger,” and inviting his interlocutor to Jerusalem.

While Trudeau is noncommittal as to such a visit (“when it works out,” he says), he too praises the “very strong friendship and relationship between Canada and Israel.”

He adds that he “looks forward” to continuing that friendship, perhaps seeking to assuage concerns in Jerusalem that his government will be less chummy toward Israel than that of his conservative predecessor, Stephen Harper.

You can watch the full exchange here:

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