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LIVE: Watch Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu's Joint Press Conference

The president and Israeli prime minster will address the media at 12 PM EST at the White House.

by VICE Staff
Feb 15 2017, 5:26pm

On Wednesday morning, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped by the White House to meet with President Trump. Following their first sit-down together since Trump's election, the pair will host a joint press conference starting around noon EST.

According to White House press secretary Sean Spicer, the leaders will focus on Iran, Syria, ISIS, and the relationship between the two countries after an eight-year strain under President Obama. Trump was vocal about his support for Israel during his campaign, but his recent statements in an Israeli newspaper suggest he's potentially backpedaling on his broad show of support.

With mixed signals coming from Washington, Wednesday's face-to-face meeting will likely be important in setting the tone for Trump and Netanyahu's political relationship moving forward.

Watch a livestream of their 12 PM EST press conference below.

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