Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu has sent his congratulations to Donald Trump after Mr. Trump was elected President this morning.

In a Facebook post featuring the above image, Netanyahu said:

“I congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the 45th President of the United States of America.

President-elect Trump is a true friend of the State of Israel, and I look forward to working with him to advance security, stability and peace in our region.

The ironclad bond between the United States and Israel is rooted in shared values, common interests and driven by a shared destiny.

I am confident that President-elect Trump and I will continue to strengthen the unique alliance between our two countries and bring it to ever greater heights.”

He later posted the following video:

President-elect Trump, my friend,
Congratulations on being elected President of the United States of America. You are a…

Posted by The Prime Minister of Israel on Wednesday, November 9, 2016

We pray that the relationship between Israel and the United States will be strengthened as a result of Mr Trump’s election.