Netanyahu meets top US diplomat Kerry, Italian PM Renzi in Rome
Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said Monday in a Facebook post that he held two meetings, yesterday and today, with US Secretary of State John Kerry. Netanyahu said he updated Kerry regarding challenges by ISIS in the region, defense cooperation between Israel and the US, regional cooperation and Israel's agreement with Turkey. He called the deal with Ankara "an important step for normalization" of bilateral relations that will have a very positive effect on the Israeli economy. Netanyahu, who is currently visiting Rome, also met with his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on Monday.