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  Pres. Trump Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu  CSPAN  September 28, 2018 7:48pm-8:01pm EDT

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that i have helped create an immigrant movement in the united states of america. and in the democratic caucus and party and in many areas and spaces economic business spaces but most importantly in this political space a genuine and support for immigration reform. >> join us saturday at 10:00 p.m. eastern on c-span, and listen on the free c-span radio app. >> while president trump attended the un general assembly, he met with benjamin netanyahu. they talked about u.s. israeli relations.
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>> thank you very much. it's very good to be with benjamin netanyahu. the prime minister of israel and his representatives. we have much to discuss. the prime minister was thanking me for what we did in jerusalem with respect to the embassy. something controversial but it turned out to be very positive in many ways. a lot of progress has been made in many areas. were talking trade, military, defense, were very much in favor of what israel is doing as far as their defense is concerned. they are aggressive and have no choice but to be aggressive. it's a very difficult part of the world. i would just like to let all the people know that we are with
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you, we are with israel 100%. >> thank you. >> mr. president, thank you this many felt thank you. thank you for your strong words yesterday in the general assembly against the corrupt terrorist regime in iran. you backup your strong words with actions. the fact that you brought sanctions to bear we live in the middle east, and are subject to this danger. we want to thank you. i want to thank you for the extraordinary support you have shown for israel this building and the un, nobody has backed israel like you do and we appreciated. third, it's the first time we meet since the embassy has
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moved. you have changed history. you have touched our hearts. unless i say how much i appreciate your robust defense of israel's right of self-defense. i think everybody should understand that israel will continue to do what is necessary to defend against aggression in syria and lebanon anywhere else. i say that we have no doubt as we do so we will enjoy the support of president donald trump in the united states of america. i think the american israeli alliance has never been stronger. it's stronger than ever before under your leadership. i look forward to working with you and your team to advance our common interest, security, prosperity and peace with israel's neighbors and for the region. we can do it with you.
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>> were working on that. i think it's moving well. there's nothing i would rather do than see peace between israel and the palestinians. lots of good things are happening. it will take a little time. it's taken many decades and nothing has happened but a lot of good things are happening. actually by taking off the table of the embassy moving to jerusalem that was the primary ingredient why it couldn't get done. i spoke with negotiating teams and they said they could never get past the embassy moving into jerusalem. and what that meant. that meant everything. now it's off the table. it also means that israel will have to do something good for the other side. we are working on deals. i think something will happen.
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they say it's the toughest all all deals. there is say israel and the palestinians are tough. it is a dream of mine to be able to get that done prior to the end of my first term. i don't want to do it in my first term. will do other things in my second term. i can say think a lot of progress has been made. i think israel wants to do something and that palestinians want to do something. a lot of progress has been made. time is moving and i think it'll start moving soon rapidly. >> are you going to talk to mr. putin about tensions between russia. >> you said israel will have to pay now after having the embassy move. what do you mean? >> i said probably the biggest chip off the table.
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we have to make a fair deal on deals have to be good for both parties otherwise you don't have a deal. something will have to be done. israel got the first chip but it's a big one. >> the russians -- was syria? >> i haven't heard this. will make a determination. we'll find out. >> will the palestinians come back to the table? >> absolutely. 100%. we are paying them $550 million a year. now were paying them nothing a year. for years we were being abused by the leadership of the palestinians and giving them this money. now were not. that will start up again. i look forward to it. they use it for some purposes that are good and some that are
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not good and not acceptable. they're coming back to the table. >> will your planning food it to state solution? >> i like to state solutions. >> you just term a rights that's enough questions from you. >> that's what i think works best. i don't even have to speak to anyone. that's my feeling. you may have a different feeling, i don't think so but i think two state solution works best to acquire the year. it's passing by sanctions in iran? >> i think the europeans will be very nicely. just watch. >> are you upset by the moves
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they making? >> no. i don't get upset pick can i ask you, do you think you'll be releasing the peace plan in a matter of weeks or months? >> will have something very much in mind. it's moving along well. i want to have a plan steve, that is solid, understood by both sides, semi- agreed to before we start the negotiation. over the next two, three, or four months. that would be the time to release the plan. it's a very complex situation that i think we have brilliant ideas. ideas that are good for both parties. it has to be good for both parties. thank you all very much. >> thank you.
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>> saturday, to retiring members of congress, bill schuster of pennsylvania and democratic congressman of illinois talk about their experience in congress. >> i'm coming to the end of my term as chairman of the transportation committee. that was really the driving force i thought to myself playing sports throughout my days in a school that when you are on the starting team and then they put you on the bench it's not too much fun. i decided it's time for me to leave and make room for new members. a lot of great people on the committee. no doubt they will continue to do good work. >> i've been here for 26 years. i believe and i think the last couple of weeks are demonstrative of that.
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