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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu

President Obama called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel today from Air Force One to express his personal condolences on the death of his father, Benzion Netanyahu.  In the call the President noted Benzion Netanyahu’s remarkable legacy of service to the Jewish people and deep friendship with the United States.