Prime Minister Anthony Albanese spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday afternoon.
Lapid thanked the Albanians for their commitment to the State of Israel and Australia’s commitment to the fight against anti-Semitism and BDS.
“The two leaders agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation. Prime Minister Lapid invites Prime Minister Albanese to visit Israel,” Lapid’s office said.
An Albanese spokesman said: “Prime Minister Anthony Albanese today congratulated the Prime Minister of Israel, Yair Lapid.
“Prime Minister Albanese assured Prime Minister Lapid that Australia would remain a committed friend of Israel under his government. Prime Minister Albanese welcomed Prime Minister Lapid’s commitment to a two-state solution.
“Prime Minister Albanese welcomed the enormous contribution that Jewish Australians have made and continue to make in Australia.”
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