Biden Congratulates Herzog on his Election to Israel’s Next President

3 June, 2021   |   3 weeks ago

Jerusalem, 3 June, 2021 (TPS) -- President Joe Biden extended his “warm congratulations” to Isaac Herzog on his election to serve as the 11th President of the State of Israel on Wednesday.

“Throughout his career, President-elect Herzog has demonstrated his unwavering commitment to strengthening Israel’s security, advancing dialogue, and building bridges across the global Jewish community,” Biden’s statement said.

He expressed confidence that “under his presidency, the partnership between Israel and the United States will continue to grow and deepen.”

He also thanked President Reuven Rivlin for “his many years of service to the people of Israel.”

He looks forward to welcoming Rivlin to Washington in the weeks ahead to “honor his dedication to the enduring partnership and the close friendship between our two nations.”