The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is in Berlin, where he had dinner with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ahead of official talks slated for Thursday.
As Israel's prime minister visits the White House, Natan Sachs of the Brookings Institution tells DW that Benjamin Netanyahu has one thing above all else on his mind.
The forward march of "Islamic State" could bring US President Obama and Israel's Netanyahu closer together again. Yet there were no such indications during the latter's visit to Washington, writes DW's Gero Schliess.
Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu have met in Washington for the first time since March. Outwardly the leaders expressed their support of one another, though tensions are clear.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said it may be necessary to rethink the EU's energy partnership with Russia in the long term. She said there was also no scope to relax current economic sanctions against Moscow.
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