President Biden spoke today with Prime Minister Bennett to offer his warm congratulations to Prime Minister Bennett on becoming Prime Minister of the State of Israel.  President Biden highlighted his decades of steadfast support for the U.S.-Israel relationship and his unwavering commitment to Israel’s security.  He expressed his firm intent to deepen cooperation between the United States and Israel on the many challenges and opportunities facing the region.  The leaders agreed that they and their teams would consult closely on all matters related to regional security, including Iran.  The President also conveyed that his administration intends to work closely with the Israeli government on efforts to advance peace, security, and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians.