Trump calls Netanyahu from plane to congratulate him on win

From onboard Air Force One, US President Donald Trump has called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory, the Prime Minister’s Office says.

Netanyahu thanks Trump for his support of Israel “including the recongition of Jerusalem and the Golan, and his strong stance against the Iranian regime,” the PMO says in a statement.

The two also spoke about their deep ties and the US-Israel bilateral relationship, the statement says.

Trump is flying from Washington to Texas.

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