President Joe Biden and Israel Prime Minister Yair Lapid signed a strategic partnership declaration, reaffirming the strength of ties between both nations. The two leaders signed the Jerusalem US-Israel Strategic Partnership Joint Declaration Thursday after holding talks on Iran, Saudi Arabia and other issues in the Middle East.
Israel’s new prime minister warned a nuclear Iran may be on the horizon if an agreement is not reached soon. Yair Lapid shared his sentiments during a joint presser with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has officially stepped down from his position. In a ceremony Thursday, he handed the position over to the country’s foreign minister — Yair Lapid.