Worthy Christian News » Israel-Palestinian Conflict » Netanyahu, Obama agree to expedite talks on new military aid package
(Worthy News) - US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Monday to expedite talks on a new 10-year American military aid package for Israel, in an effort to finish negotiations before the end of Obama's term.
"You cannot compare the security needs we had in the previous decade to those we will face in the next," Netanyahu said following a meeting with Obama at the White House.
An American team will touch down in Israel at the beginning of December to start talks that are expected to last for several months. Talks were supposed to end in 2017, the deadline of the current military aid package, but the US president is interested in bringing them to completion before he leaves office in 14 months. [ Source ]