American Jewish Congress President Jack Rosen issued the following statement:
“The American Jewish Congress congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as President of the European Parliament.
“The AJCongress looks forward to working with Mr Tajani during his stewardship of the European Parliament to further strengthen the strong relationship between Israel and the European Union.
“Throughout his time in the European Parliament, Mr Tajani has been a strong supporter of Israel. Notably, Mr Tajani’s led a delegation of industry associations and company representatives from EU countries to Israel, to strengthen business relations between the EU and Israel.
“The AJCongress hopes that Mr Tajani will continue his strong support for Israel in his new role and we look forward to working with him in the future.”