U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem Seen as Israeli Triumph

(Financial Times-UK) Mehul Srivastava - Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will join hundreds of luminaries in Jerusalem to applaud the long-delayed opening of an American embassy in Israel's capital. With the symbolic move from Tel Aviv, U.S. President Donald Trump will reverse seven decades of U.S. policy, defying a longstanding international consensus. But for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the embassy inauguration will be a diplomatic triumph. On Monday, he will oversee the fulfilment of a cherished national goal - the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital by its most powerful ally.

2018-05-14 00:00:00

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