The two leaders also discussed the “importance of regional partnership,” including in the context of the Abraham Accords and the Negev Summit Forum.
American President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett discussed by phone a series of terrorist attacks that occurred in the Jewish state, and the head of the White House offered the Israeli side assistance in combating such threats. This was reported by the press service of the White House.
“The President stressed that the United States firmly and resolutely supports Israel in the face of the terrorist threat and all other threats to the State of Israel,” the message reads. “The President has offered any appropriate assistance to our Israeli allies in an environment where they are facing threats to their citizens,” the text says.
The statement also notes that the leaders of the two countries discussed “the importance of regional partnership,” including in the context of the Abraham Accords and the Negev Summit Forum.
On March 22, as a result of an attack by a supporter of the terrorist group Islamic State armed with a knife in the city of Beer Sheba, four people were killed and several others were injured. On March 27, in the city of Hadera, during a terrorist attack using firearms, two people were killed; two more were injured of varying severity. ISIS supporters also claimed responsibility for the attack. On March 29, at least five people were killed and several others were injured as a result of a shooting in the city of Bnei Brak.