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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

Today the Vice President met with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel in Davos, Switzerland. The Vice President reaffirmed the unshakable U.S. commitment to Israel's security, and the two leaders discussed ways to further deepen security cooperation to confront common regional threats. The Vice President and Prime Minister also discussed regional developments, including Syria, the campaign against ISIL, the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to verifiably prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, steps to counter Iran's destabilizing activities, and opportunities for Israel to expand energy partnerships with countries in the eastern Mediterranean to enhance regional prosperity and cooperation.