As a disparate new coalition with a mere single-vote majority takes charge in Israel, it could mean more status quo than change
In his tweets, Modi also conveyed his "profound gratitude" to Benjamin Netanyahu, whose long tenure as Israeli prime minister ended on Sunday.
Bennett, the 49-year-old leader of the right-wing Yamina party, took oath of office after parliament (Knesset) voted on Sunday on the new government led by him
The spiralling violence between Israel and Palestine has opened the wounds left unattended and festering for decades
He had been trying for the past 28 days to build a coalition after the fourth inconclusive general election in two years.
Netanyahu said he and Biden had "a long and warm personal relationship for nearly 40 years, and I know you as a great friend of Israel."
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain became the third and fourth Arab states to agree to normalise ties with Israel, following Egypt's peace deal with Israel in 1979 and a 1994 pact with Jordan.
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