Netanyahu: Israel will be neutral in US presidential race

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would remain neutral in the U.S. presidential election campaign and avoid any intervention on behalf of any candidate. The remarks were made in a press conference with diplomatic correspondents. Netanyahu told the reporters that although he is attending the United Nations General Assembly in September, he doesn't have any meetings set as yet with either candidate, the Republican Donald Trump or the Democratic Hillary Clinton. "We are presenting both candidates with our positions but are not interfering," he stressed.

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