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US envoy praises Gantz-Abbas meeting

US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Richard Nides speaks during his swearing in ceremony as new ambassador to Israel, at the President's residence in Jerusalem, December 5, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Richard Nides speaks during his swearing in ceremony as new ambassador to Israel, at the President's residence in Jerusalem, December 5, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

New US Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides praises the meeting held last night between Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Rosh Ha’ayin.

“So excited to see Defense Minister @gantzbe host PA President Abbas at his home last night,” tweets Nides. “May this meaningful diplomacy lead to many more such confidence-building measures for the New Year. It benefits us all!”

The summit marked Abbas’s first meeting held in Israel in more than a decade.

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