The Prime Minister’s Office says in a statement that Netanyahu rejects Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s statements about Muslims.
PM Netanyahu rejects the recent comments made by @realDonaldTrump about Muslims. Israel respects all religions.
— Ofir Gendelman (@ofirgendelman) December 9, 2015
Netanyahu will nonetheless meet with Trump during the latter’s visit at the end of the month because the tete-a-tete was scheduled before the remarks were made.