BENJAMIN Netanyahu told American President Joe Biden in New York on Wednesday: “A historic peace between Israel and Saudi Arabia is possible under your leadership.”
As protesters chanted against the prime minister outside the hotel where they met, the Israeli leader added: “This peace will advance the resolution of the Israeli-Arab conflict, promote reconciliation between the Islamic world and the Jewish state, and advance Israeli-Palestinian peace.”
And in forthright comments of his own, Biden said: “If there were no Israel we’d have to invent one. Without Israel, there’s not a Jew in the world that’s secure. I think Israel is essential.”
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