Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.
“On behalf of President Donald Trump, I invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to the White House next week. At the Prime Minister’s suggestions, I’ve also extended the invitation to Gantz, the leader of the Blue and White Party, and I’m grateful he has also accepted the invitation, Vice President Mike Pence on Twitter.
Referring to the invitation to invite Gantz, his opponent, Netanyahu said, “We should get as broad a consensus as possible around the efforts to achieve security and peace for the state of Israel.”
The Trump administration has been a staunch supporter of the Israeli government and led by Trump’s son-in-law, has been working on a peace plan for that region.