Biden says will discuss democratic values with Israel’s Netanyahu

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he would discuss democratic values with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while the two men were meeting in New York on the sidelines of a United Nations meeting.

Biden, speaking while reporters were in the room as he met with the Israeli leader, said the two men would discuss a two-state solution for Palestinians.

Netanyahu said Israel’s commitment to democracy was certain.

(Reporting by Steve Holland, writing by Jeff Mason, Editing by Franklin Paul)