Netanyahu: Israel "One Anchor" of Mideast Stability

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Posted: May 24, 2011 2:08 PM
Netanyahu: Israel "One Anchor" of Mideast Stability
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday stressed Israel's position as the one democracy in the Middle East, in a special joint session of Congress.

"Israel is the one anchor of stability in a region of shifting alliances," Netanyahu said.

He went on to stress the strong ties between Jerusalem and Washington. "Israel has no better friend than America and America has no better friend than Israel," Netanyahu said.

The two countries "stand together, to defend democracy, to advance peace and to fight terrorism," he said.

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