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Bibi: US Embassy Move Great Moment for Israel

As Stand for Israel reported at the end of last week, the United States has announced it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem much sooner than expected - in time for Israel's 70th birthday this May. Israel Hayom reports that PM Netanyahu lauded the planned move, saying it "will make our Independence Day celebration even happier":

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday hailed a recently announced U.S. plan to relocate the American Embassy in Israel from its current abode in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as early as May of this year, calling the move "a great moment for the State of Israel."

"[U.S.] President [Donald] Trump's decision to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem will make our Independence Day celebration even happier," Netanyahu said, noting that the planned relocation will coincide with the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence. "Thank you, President Trump, for your leadership and for your friendship."

The Israeli Embassy in Washington issued a statement saying, "President Trump's decision to move the United States Embassy to Jerusalem on the coming Independence Day follows his historic declaration in December to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

"This decision will turn Israel's 70th Independence Day into an even bigger celebration. Thank you President Trump for your leadership and friendship," it added...

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