(Washington, D.C.) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress today. Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) released the following statement:

“Prime Minister Netanyahu laid out a compelling case during his speech for extreme caution on the part of United States in reaching any agreement that would lead to Iran gaining the ability to produce nuclear weapons. Israel is one of our greatest and truest allies and it’s people rightly view a nuclear-capable Iran as an existential threat to their existence. It was important for the Congress to hear that message directly from Israel’s leader. On a personal note, it was a truly inspiring moment to be in the chamber and to hear Prime Minister Netanyahu forcefully proclaim ‘Never again’ regarding Israel’s determination to avoid the tragedy of another Holocaust. I’m proud to stand with our Israeli ally.”

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Congressman Dent is the Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs. He also serve on the House Appropriation State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee.

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