Netanyahu deletes joint photo with Trump on Twitter

the old Benjamin Netanyahu Twitter page with Trump
the old Benjamin Netanyahu Twitter page with Trump

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday changed his cover photo on Twitter, which was a joint picture with outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump.

The Prime Minister replaced the old twitter banner with the one in which he is being vaccinated against COVID-19.

A joint photo of the two leaders, with Netanyahu sitting next to Trump at a White House meeting, has long been on the prime minister’s official Twitter account @netanyahu.

the new Netanyahu Twitter page

The photo was seen as a sign of friendship and close ties between Israel and the Trump-led U.S. administration.

The removal came after the relations between the two leaders have deteriorated after Netanyahu officially congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on the latter’s victory in the November presidential election.

The new picture on Netanyahu’s Twitter profile says “Citizens of Israel, we are returning to life.”

No comment on the cover photo’s replacement was given on his account.

Meanwhile, Trump has been blocked on all major social platforms following the Jan. 6 unrest in the U.S. Capitol.

A group of Trump’s supporters had stormed the building, clashing with police, damaging property, seizing the inauguration stage, and occupying the rotunda.

The invasion, which killed five people, took place after Trump urged his supporters to protest what he claimed was a stolen election.

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