President Obama: "The bonds between the United States and Israel are unbreakable, and the United States’ commitment to Israel’s security is unbreakable."
Prime Minister Netanyahu: "I want to thank you, Mr. President, for standing with Israel and supporting peace through direct negotiations. We both agree that Palestinians and the Israelis should sit down together and negotiate an agreement of mutual recognition and security."

 Statements by President Obama and PM Netanyahu before meeting at UN General Assembly


President Obama and PM Netanyahu at the UN General Assembly (Photo: GPO)