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Benjamin Netanyahu tweets a WION story, twitterati cheers

File photo: PM Modi with Israeli PM Netanyahu at Israel's Tel Aviv airport on July 6. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 31, 2019, 12.19 PM (IST)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's tweet acknowledging the coverage of Israeli election by WION has been appreciated by Twitter users.

Many users congratulated WION for its coverage and others appreciated the fact the the hard work is "finally being recognised".

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Netanyahu on Tuesday tweeted WION's video on the election campaign in Israel. The story which aired on WION's prime time show Gravitas, talked about how Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is integral to the Israeli Prime Minister's election campaign.

"The media in India reports about the personal friendship and tremendous relationship between me and Prime Minister Narendra Modi," Netanyahu said in his tweet written originally in Hebrew.

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Israel will be holding elections on September 17 after no party was able to get majority or cobble up a coalition in April elections.

With its focus on global news, WION has presented unbiased coverage of the biggest news stories world over. the channel has been instrumental in giving its users the coverage on Israeli elections. The viewers have appreciated WION's focus and the way it presents news.

WION is available in nearly 30 countries.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was one of the first leaders to congratulate Modi after his election victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May this year. Lauding PM Modi's mandate he said, "the election results further reaffirm your leadership of the world's largest democracy."

Netanyahu is expected to visit India on September 9. He had visited India in January 2018 to commemorate 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties with India.