Washington: US Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton, vowed to strengthen relations with Israel if she is elected as US President.
Clinton wrote “The alliance between our two nations transcends politics” in an American-Jewish newspaper “The Forward”. She also added that she will do everything to enhance strategic and military partnership with Israel. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington on November 9 is an opportunity to reaffirm the unbreakable bonds of friendship and unity between the people and governments of the United States and Israel” she added.
Former US Secretary of State also wrote “I am deeply committed to Israel’s future as a secure and democratic Jewish state”
This article tittled “How I Would Reaffirm Unbreakable Bond With Israel — and Benjamin Netanyahu” is published in newspaper “The Forward” before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington, where President Barack Obama will receive him.
It is to be noted that this will be the first meeting between Obama and Netanyahu after the Iranian nuclear agreement was reached in July between Tehran and the P5+1, which Netanyahu described as a “historic mistake”.
With regards to the Iranian issue, Clinton wrote “We must remain committed to preventing Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapon, and to vigorously enforcing the new nuclear agreement. I would move to step up our partnership to confront Iran and its proxies across the region, and make sure dangerous Russian and Iranian weapons don’t end up in Hezbollah’s hands or threaten Israel”