Trump took office with hopes of forging what he calls the “ultimate deal” between Israelis and Palestinians. The last round of peace talks collapsed in 2014.
The second affair over which Netanyahu has faced police questioning involves suspicions he sought a secret deal for favourable coverage with the publisher of top-selling daily Yediot Aharonot.
The borders, he added, should be as they were before the Six Day war in 1967, with Jerusalem “a shared capital” and “equal land swaps to reflect the national, security, and religious interests of the Jewish and Palestinian peoples.”
“The police carry out their work in keeping with the law and will not be provoked by baseless attacks that disrupt their work and undermine the rule of law,” a police spokeswoman said.
Israel considers Iran to be its greatest foe, citing its decades of hostile rhetoric, support for anti-Israel militant groups and its development of long-range missiles.
In July, Netanyahu said, Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel. He also shared with the world leaders his meeting with the Indian premier.
The Egyptian president joined Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks with then US secretary of state John Kerry hosted by King Abdullah II in the Jordanian city of Aqaba in February 2016, a former US official confirmed to AFP earlier this year.
Netanyahu arrived Monday, marking the first visit by an Israeli leader since the creation of the Israeli state in 1948. He is also scheduled to visit Colombia and Mexico before going to New York.
Netanyahu spoke to reporters accompanying him on a trip to Latin America before his plane left Tel Aviv for Argentina on Sunday night. He will also visit Colombia and Mexico before heading to New York.
Russia, also an Assad ally, is seen as holding balance of power in achieving deal on Syria’s future. Israel fears an eventual Assad victory could leave Iran with permanent garrison in Syria, extending a threat from neighbouring Lebanon by Hezbollah.
A Kremlin statement said Putin and Netanyahu would “exchange opinions on bilateral relations and the situation in the Middle East, primarily Syria, on fighting international terrorism, a Palestinian-Israeli settlement and other global and regional issues.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu himself did not address latest developments at weekly Cabinet meeting. Israeli police recently announced that they suspect Netanyahu of being involved in bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a pair of cases.
Their 40-metre ship named “C-Star”, hired by “Generation Identity”, arrived on Saturday in an area where tens of thousands of migrants have been rescued from unseaworthy trafficker boats over recent months and years.
The document released to media outlets Thursday night says the cases involving Netanyahu deal with suspicion of “bribes” and “breach of trust.” Police put a gag order on reporting any additional details.
Settlements in the occupied West Bank and Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem are illegal under international law and are seen as one of the greatest obstacles to peace between Israel and the Palestinians.