Biden congratulated Herzog on his election as president

2 weeks ago
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U.S. President Joe Biden issued a statement congratulating Yitzhak Herzog on his election as president of Israel.

Biden congratulated Herzog on his election as president

“Throughout his career, President-elect Herzog has demonstrated his unwavering commitment to strengthening Israel’s security, promoting dialogue and building bridges across the global Jewish community. I am confident that under his presidency, the partnership between Israel and the United States will continue to grow and deepen,” Biden said.

The U.S. president also thanked outgoing President Reuven Rivlin: “I look forward to welcoming President Rivlin to Washington in the coming weeks to pay tribute to his commitment to a strong partnership and close friendship between our two countries.”

Recall that Yitzhak Herzog was supported by 87 Knesset members and was elected as Israel’s 11th president.