[Editor’s Note: Great News in segment 3 of today’s TV 7 News! Read this Breitbart article for further info on the US Embassy move in Israel.]
PM Netanyahu’s following remarks made earlier in the day by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in which he said the White House was reviewing whether relocating the embassy to Jerusalem would help or harm the peace process.
“Israel’s position has been stated many times to the U.S. government and to the world,” Netanyahu said. “Moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem will not only not harm the peace process, it will advance it by correcting a historical wrong and by shattering the Palestinian fantasy that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel.”
On Thursday, Netanyahu reiterated his belief that all foreign embassies should relocate to Jerusalem, the “eternal capital of the Jewish people.” (Read this Breitbart article for further info on the US Embassy move in Israel.)
Published on May 16, 2017 via the TV7 Israel News YouTube Channel – Today’s top stories 15.05.17 –
1) In what appeared to be yet another attack motivated by religion, a Jordanian citizen stabs an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem’s Old city before getting shot and killed – an incident that prompted political tension between Amman and Jerusalem.
2) Arab officials declare optimism with regard to US President Donald Trump’s commitment to resolving the decades old conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
3) Prime Minister Netanyahu declares that relocating the American embassy to Jerusalem will not only ‘not harm the peace process’, but rather the opposite.
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