Israeli PM Netanyahu praises ‘historic’ decision by Trump

· December 6, 2017  
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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and directed the State Department to begin the process of relocating the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to the holy city.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to Trump’s decision, expressing profound gratitude on behalf of the people of Israel.

Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer also thanked President Trump, tweeting an image of an Israeli flag and a U.S. flag displayed proudly next to each other on the old city wall of Jerusalem.

Other countries have expressed an interest in following the United States’ lead and recognizing Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the sovereign nation of Israel.

This is a historic day for the sovereign nations of the United States and Israel.


 

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Author: Chris Pandolfo

Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.

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