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Netanyahu meets with Kissinger in New York

The centenarian former U.S. secretary of state is “a longtime friend of Israel and a true statesman," wrote Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. secretary of state, in New York City on Sept. 21, 2023. Credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. secretary of state, in New York City on Sept. 21, 2023. Credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in New York City on Friday with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

The two have known one another for “many years,” stated a readout from the prime minister’s office, which called Kissinger “a friend of Israel.”

On social media, Netanyahu called Kissinger “a longtime friend of Israel and a true statesman,” and said it is “always a privilege to glean insights from his vast experience and wisdom.”

In an interview in May, the centenarian statesman denied intentionally delaying a much-needed shipment of military supplies to Israel during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. “It’s total nonsense,” he told the Israeli television station Channel 12.

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