Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had this to say in support of President Donald Trump’s decision to build a wall:
President Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea 🇮🇱🇺🇸
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) January 28, 2017
Tzipi Hotovely, the Israeli deputy minister of foreign affairs, said that the country was “very happy about the new administration” after a phone call between Mr Trump and the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme on Monday, Ms Hotovely said: “I think that all the declarations of the Trump administration were showing a deep friendship to Israel. They understand the complexity of the situation in the Middle East, in a world where everything is falling apart around us.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu previously called President Donald Trump a great friend of Israel.