Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is looking forward to working with President-elect Donald Trump on “the twin interests of peace and security.” “I, for one, find great encouragement in the fact that there’s this continuity of friendship,” Netanyahu said. In a satellite address to the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual General Assembly in Washington on Tuesday,

Netanyahu urged President Barack Obama to continue America’s “longstanding policy” of supporting direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, and not pursue other avenues. Israel is concerned that Obama will use his final days in office to push for a UN Security Council resolution that will impose a two-state solution to the conflict. CONTINUE