Netanyahu meets Trump at the White House at start of US visit

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump are expected to discuss Iran’s bid to set up bases in Syria, and steps against Tehran obtaining nuclear weapons, when they meet at the White House on Monday. Trump is also expected to sign a directive recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan.
After addressing the annual AIPAC Policy Conference on Tuesday, Netanyahu will spend time on Capitol Hill with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the leaders of the House of Representatives and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

He will wind up this four-day visit with a formal dinner hosted by the president at the White House  before returning home.

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