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USA: 'Our relationship is with Israel' – Trump on election outcome

4 19.09.2019 Инфо

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SOT, Journalist: "Have you spoken to Netanyahu?"
SOT, Donald Trump, US President: "I have not, those results are coming in and it's very close, do you have any updates? Any updates? Because you people should usually know before the president."
SOT, Journalist: "Are you suspicious at all about the results?"
SOT, Donald Trump, US President: "No I'm not, no I'm not. Everybody knew it's going to be very close [Israeli elections] and we'll see what happens. And look: our relationship is with Israel. We'll see what happens. Thank you, thank you everybody."
SCRIPT
US President Donald Trump commented on the outcome of Israel's general election before boarding Airforce One alongside his new National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
"Everybody knew it's going to be very close [the Israeli elections] and we'll see what happens. And look: our relationship is with Israel. We'll see what happens," Trump said.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win an outright majority in the poll on Tuesday. The latest results show that his main rival Benny Gantz's Blue and White bloc is leading by two seats with 33 out of 120 seats in the Knesset.