Will Elon Musk meet Israeli PM Netanyahu? What do they need?
Benjamin Netanyahu, an Israeli politician who has been serving as the Prime Minister of Israel, is set to meet tech billionaire Elon Musk. This comes as Elon Musk is facing accusations of increasing antisemitism on his social media platform X , previously called Twitter. What do they need from each other? Can this meeting end the antisemitism controversy?
Meeting between Netanyahu and Elon Musk
The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will travel to San Francisco, a city in the United States, on Monday. He wants to meet Elon Musk in Silicon Valley. They are expected to discuss antisemitism on the X platform.
The Washington Post, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that the meeting between Elon Musk and Benjamin Netanyahu is part of “a campaign by Elon Musk’s Jewish friends and allies to end the mounting controversy.”
Tech billionaire Elon Musk didn’t immediately respond to the report.
What happened to Elon Musk?
Elon Musk is facing accusations of amplifying antisemitism on X. Various Civil rights groups, including the Center for Countering Digital Hate and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), have accused Elon Musk of spreading hate speech on X platform.
Earlier this month, Elon Musk threatened to sue the ADL. He also claimed that the ADL’s revenue had been declining in recent months.
Will Netanyahu meet Joe Biden?
Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to New York, the most populous city in the United States, to speak at the United Nations General Assembly, the main policy-making organ of the United Nations.
During his trip to the UN General Assembly in the US, Netanyahu will meet Yoon Suk Yeol, the President of South Korea; Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of Germany; and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. He will also meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Before attending the United Nations General Assembly session, Netanyahu will meet Elon Musk in Silicon Valley. Netanyahu will also hold meetings with other tech leaders.
Will Netanyahu meet Joe Biden in the US? According to knowledgeable sources, Netanyahu will meet US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Netanyahu’s office is yet to give official confirmation about the meeting between Biden and Netanyahu.