Netanyahu on Saudi trip: ‘I haven’t commented on such things, won’t start now’

Prime Minister Netanyahu makes his first comments on his reported to trip to Saudi Arabia yesterday.

“For years I have not commented on such things and I won’t start now,” he says at the start of the Likud faction meeting.

“For years I have not spared any effort to strengthen Israel and widen the circle of peace.”

Israel and Saudi Arabia have been widely reported to share clandestine ties for years, but have had no formal relations.