President Biden congratulates Lapid, thanks Bennett

The US president congratulated Yair Lapid who at midnight took over as head of the caretaker government that will lead Israel until a post-election cabinet is formed after Nov. 1.  Joe Biden also thanked outgoing prime minister Naftali Bennett for his “friendship over the past year.” He said he looked forward to seeing both in his coming visit to Israel on the 13th of the month.

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