Netanyahu meets with Obama in US to ask for aid

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Last time Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in the United States, he mounted a vigorous fight in the U.S. Congress against the U.S. led Iran Nuclear Deal.

This time, he’s here to work with the White House on strengthening Israel’s defense.

CCTV America’s Jessica Stone reports.

Netanyahu meets with Obama in US to ask for aid

Last time Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in the United States, he mounted a vigorous fight in the U.S. Congress against the U.S. led Iran Nuclear Deal. This time, he's here to work with the White House on strengthening Israel's defense. CCTV America's Jessica Stone reports.

More details:

  • Discussions with U.S. President Barack Obama went forward on a new 10 year deal for the U.S. to arm Israel.
  • Israel has ordered 50 new American F-35 joint strike fighters, and is expected to ask the White House for $50 billion over 10 years. That’s an increase of $20 billion.