Netanyahu says he’ll explain view on settlements, defends Trump from anti-Semitism claims

Taking a question from an Israeli reporter about anti-Semitism in the US following his election, Trump begins talking about winning the election.

“There’s tremendous enthusiasm out there,” he says.

We are going to do everything in our power to stop long-simmering racism,” he adds, without mentioning anti-Semitism by name, and says the country was divided before he came along.

He also mentions the fact that his daughter is Jewish.

“You will see a very different America. Your going to see a lot of love,” he says.

Answering about Trump’s settlement stoppage, Netanyahu says settlements are not at the core of the conflict, and says he’ll explain his views to Trump, “so we don’t bump into each other on this every time,” he says.

Asked about commitment to two states, he says it depends on what kind of state it will be, expressing fears of Palestine being a terror state.

He adds that his views have not changed. He also addresses the anti-Semitism question and says “there is no greater supporter of the Jewish people and the Jewish state” than Trump, ending the press conference.

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