Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician member of the parliament, the Knesset and Chairman of the Likud party.
Netanyahu, Born in 1949 has served as Prime Minister of Israel several times. Born in Tel Aviv to secular Jewish parents he was the first prime minister born in Israel after the establishment of the state.
Donald Trump has told Israelis that "Palestinians are ready to reach for peace." The comments followed a meeting earlier in the day with his counterpart in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
President Steinmeier has underlined the strength of German-Israeli ties in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Relations between the two countries have suffered due to a spat over an anti-occupation group.