PM Netanyahu welcomed the new American ambassador to Israel and said that David Friedman's "visit to Kotel was a strong gesture of solidarity."
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Ambassador David Friedman has officially taken over at the American embassy in Israel.
With the United States' decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel's eternal capital now up in the air, PM Netanyahu says that the move will not adversely affect the peace process, but instead make peace more attainable.
This week, the USAF and IAF will cooperate in a joint flight drill in southern Israel.
Rabid readying has already begun for Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Jerusalem, including turning the King David Hotel "into a virtual fortress."
PM Netanyahu bashed comments made by Mahmoud Abbas about the Palestinian "culture of peace."
In a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General, the United States Senate unanimously demanded that the international body end its bias against the Jewish state.
An American congressman has confirmed that Donald Trump's visit to Israel - coinciding with Jerusalem Day - will include the announcement that the U.S. embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Donald Trump's European trip in May is being expanded to include a visit to Jerusalem during the Holy City's 50th reunification celebrations.
Meeting with Israel's Prime Minister in Jerusalem, the American Defense Secretary told Netanyahu that Washington is committed to "doing whatever it takes to pass on peace and freedom to the next generation."