Workers remove an election campaign billboard of the Likud party showing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Ramat Gan, Israel, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, a day after Israel held legislative election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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A senior Israeli official said Friday that defense ties with the United States would remain "intensive" despite a deepening rift between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Two full days after Netanyahu's shock election victory, Obama called the Israeli leader to congratulate him -- though the message was decidedly lukewarm.The White House warned on Thursday that it might withdraw crucial diplomatic cover for Israel at the United Nations, where the Palestinians have pledged to step up a diplomatic campaign to end Israeli occupation and achieve independence.
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