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Shunned by Washington, Israel's Netanyahu seeks alliances in Rome

Waiting to be invited to the White House, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting one European capital after another.

PARIS — On an official visit to Rome on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed developing bilateral relations between Israel and Italy, a trip that comes at height of escalation with Palestinians in West Bank and as the Biden administration continues to be reluctant in inviting the Israeli prime minister in Washington. 

Speaking at a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, Netanyahu said they discussed how both countries could "advance our common interests to even greater heights."

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