President Donald Trump spoke to the people of Israel on Monday via a video feed at the new US Embassy in Jerusalem.
Here is President Trump’s historic speech.
"On December 6th, 2017, at my direction, the United States finally and officially recognized Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. Today we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy in the historic and sacred land of Jerusalem." #USEmbassyJerusalem pic.twitter.com/lne5FB7sB8
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 14, 2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the US president for his courageous leadership.
President Trump is making history. We are deeply grateful for his bold decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to move the embassy there tomorrow! 🇺🇸🇮🇱 @realDonaldTrump pic.twitter.com/AkXk010v1L
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) May 13, 2018
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 14, 2018
He is a 14 year old Israeli and this is the sign he made to thank @realDonaldTrump for “Making #Jerusalem Great Again”. He is here at the US Embassy in Jerusalem to celebrate. pic.twitter.com/BO7JKfFX6d
— Laura Loomer (@LauraLoomer) May 14, 2018