Clinton reassured that she's against the UN imposing a solution to the conflict

Shortly after his meeting with Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. Clinton expressed her opposition to boycotting Israel and the BDS movement.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton met yesterday (Sunday). The meeting occurred at a hotel in New York and lasted around 50 minutes. The Israeli Ambassador to the US and Clinton's senior level advisor Jake Sullivan also participated in the closed-door meeting.

The Prime Minister's Office stated that Netanyahu presented Israel's stance in regards to security related topics and Israel's attempts to achieve peace and stability in the Middle East. At the end of the meeting, Netanyahu thanked Clinton for her friendship and support to Israel.

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Clinton's campaign stated that the two discussed in depth the issues and that Clinton emphasized the importance of Israel's strength to the US: "We share the same interests and democratic values of equality, tolerance and pluralism."

The former secretary of state stressed her support for the military aid agreement and said that she is elected, she will continue to strengthen the military and intelligence cooperation with Israel. Clinton also reaffirmed that she will oppose all initiatives to delegitimize Israel.

Clinton told Netanyahu that she'll oppose all efforts to impose a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and that she is committed to a two state solution reached by direct negotiations. The two also spoke about other topics such as Iran, ISIS, Hamas and Hezbollah.

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