- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said Tuesday that Israel is set on seeing the U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem.

“We believe the embassy should move to Jerusalem, it’s an American decision, the president will have to decide about it, but we think it should already,” Mr. Danon said on MSNBC.

Mr. Trump promised that the U.S. Embassy in Israel would move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a controversial move since the U.S. does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, although the country names it as such. It is the sole U.S. Embassy not located in a country’s capital city.

The Trump administration has given no indication that they intend to move the embassy at this time.

Mr. Danon also said he’s felt “a wind of change” at the United Nations under Mr. Trump’s leadership. He said U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is doing an excellent job, and being supportive of Israel.

“She’s great. She speaks the truth. She speaks to the values of the American people,” he said on Fox News. “There is a wind of change.”



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