In fact, the table looks more a means of putting a barrier between the two leaders, the tea cups look to be plain as well... looks to have been at least two other places set at the table. Who else may have been at the "low profile" meeting? A "non meeting," a non afternoon tea as well by the looks of the table... perhaps the oval office was short on Kosher (food) for Mr Netanyahu.
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from the article: Four days late, U.S. releases photo of Netanyahu-Obama meet