U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Niles reiterated his support for Israel in its self-defense against Iran, during a meeting with the Foreign Press Association in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
Nides said Biden’s support for the Palestinians has to do with support for people, not politics, and the president strongly believes in the preservation of Israel as a Jewish and Democratic state.
On Iran, Nides said that Biden would prefer to see a diplomatic solution that would protect Israel from Iranian aggression but that the United States would never allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons. He said the United States would not stand by and allow Iranian aggression.