UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – US President Donald Trump said that he was “eagerly awaiting” the transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem scheduled for May.
“Best wishes to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and all the people of Israel on the 70th anniversary of Independence Day.” We have nowhere better friends, “Trump wrote on Twitter .
“I look forward to transferring our embassy to Jerusalem next month,” the head of the White House said.
President Trump in December last year announced the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the transfer there of the US embassy, which is now located in Tel Aviv. Trump’s decision caused riots among Palestinians and protests in several countries in the Arab world.
The transfer of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is expected on May 14, the day of the 70th anniversary of the formation of Israel.