Joe Biden to visit Middle East allies amid strains

Joe Biden to visit Middle East allies amid strains

June 14, 2022 0 By Ellen Novack

Mr Biden will hold talks in Israel with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. Mr Bennett, a right-wing nationalist, is a champion of Israeli settlement-building in the occupied West Bank – something the Biden administration has said it “strongly opposes”. Settlements there are considered illegal under international law, though Israel disputes this.

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