White House Shies Away From Acknowledging Western Wall Part of Israel
13:22, May 17, 2017
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Friedman also mentioned Trump's upcoming visit to Israel, observing that the president had chosen Israel one of the stops on his first worldwide trip as a demonstration that "His love for and commitment to the State of Israel is rock-solid and enjoys his highest priority".
H.R. McMaster, in a press briefing Tuesday previewing Trump's first foreign trip, declined to elaborate on the location of Judaism's holiest site after reports that a US official told Israeli counterparts the wall was located in the West Bank.
In the wake of the turmoil, Trump's visit Israel next week could certainly prove to be a contentious one.
The leaders closed the letter by requesting of the president to send a message early in his term that the "U.S. will honor its strongest and only true democratic ally in the Middle East by respecting their capital city-Jerusalem-and immediately moving the US Embassy there". Shortly later, it annexed the territory claiming it as part of its "indivisible" capital.
"Israel is convinced that this statement contradicts President Trump's policies". But Trump has said Jewish settlements "don't help the [peace] process".
His remarks came a day after a diplomatic spat opened between U.S. and Israeli officials over Trump's planned stop at the site next week.
"I prayed for the president and I wished him success, especially on his upcoming trip", Friedman said in a video posted on the United States embassy's Twitter feed.
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