US/Israeli Relations

US Vice President Pence considering moving US embassy to Jerusalem……..

Mike Pence: President considering transferring embassy

During a special ceremony marking 70 years since the UN decision on November 29th 1947 to establish the state of Israel, US Vice President Mike Pence said that the transfer of the US embassy is still on the administration’s agenda and  that “the president is considering when and how to transfer the US embassy to Jerusalem.”


Vice President Mike Pence declared Tuesday that President Trump and his administration will “always stand with Israel,” adding that the president was considering when to follow up on his campaign promise to relocate the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.


The Vice President’s comments were made during the keynote address at an event in the old United Nations General Assembly hall in New York Tuesday.


The Israeli mission to the United Nations the event, which marked the 70th anniversary of the historic vote by the international body to endorse the establishment of a Jewish state in the Land of Israel.


On November 29th, 1947, the United Nations General Assembly voted 33 for, 13 against Resolution 181, with 10 member states abstaining.



H/T: Brian of London

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