As Israeli PM Netanyahu met with Donald Trump at the White House, the two discussed the challenges that face the U.S. and Israel while applauding the strength of their nations' bond.
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After the U.S. announces it will move embassy to Jerusalem this May, PM Netanyahu says move "will make our Independence Day celebration even happier."
American officials are planning to open the new embassy in the Holy City in May to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's Independence.
America's ambassador to the U.N. says that Iran's incursion was "an egregious and unprompted escalation" and that the U.S. "will always stand by our ally when confronted with provocations."
In a press conference this weekend, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis strongly reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend herself against hostile nations – including Iran.