President Joe Biden finally called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, 28 days after his inauguration.
Netanyahu’s office broke the news of the call on Twitter, posting a photo of the prime minister smiling on the phone.
“The conversation was very warm and friendly and continued for approximately one hour,” the prime minister’s office wrote on Twitter.
— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) February 17, 2021
Netanyahu discussed the future of the Abraham peace accords with Biden as well as the threat posed by Iran in the region, according to the prime minister’s office.
“The two leaders noted their longstanding personal connection and said they would work together to continue strengthening the steadfast alliance between Israel and the US,” the statement concluded.