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שידור חי! טקס חנוכת שגרירות ארה״ב בירושלים
בואו להיות עדים לרגע היסטורי! 70 שנה אחרי שהנשיא טרומן הכיר במדינת ישראל, אנו גאים ונרגשים לפתוח היום את שגרירות ארה״ב החדשה בירושלים, בירתה של מדינת ישראל. הצטרפו אלינו לשידור החי מטקס חנוכת השגרירות ביום שני, 14 במאי בשעה 15:30. Be a witness to history! Seventy years after President Truman recognized the State of Israel, today we are proud and excited to open the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel. Join us for this historic moment, LIVE from the dedication ceremony, Monday, May 14 at 15:30.Posted by U.S. Embassy Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, 2018
Sixty-nine years after Israel declared Jerusalem as its capital, and 23 years after the US Congress passed a law mandating that Washington move its embassy there, the US formally opened its embassy in the city on Monday afternoon, in a move Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called "courageous" and "momentous."
"What a glorious day. Remember this moment!" Netanyahu entreated the applauding crowd. "President Trump, by recognizing history, you have made history. All of us are deeply moved. All of us are deeply grateful."
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"Last December, President Trump became the first world leader to recognize Jerusalem as our capital, and today, the United States of America is opening its embassy right here in Jerusalem," Netanyahu said. "Thank you President Trump, for having the courage to keep your promises!"
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In a video address to the assembly, US President Donald Trump said the move was "a long time coming," and that Israel, like all sovereign nations, has a right to name its own capital.
Trump mentioned that the US would still be observing the status quo in terms of contested territories such as on Temple Mount.
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"The US will always be a great friend of Israel and a partner in the cause of freedom and peace," Trump said. "We extend a hand in friendship to Israel, the Palestinians and to all of their neighbors. May there be peace. May God bless this embassy. May God bless all who serve here and may God bless the United States of America."
Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, took the stage. to declare that "When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it."
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"By moving our embassy to Jerusalem, we have shown the world once again that the US can be trusted. We stand with our friends and our allies, and above all...
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