US Embassy Officially Opened in Jerusalem
US Embassy Officially Opened in Jerusalem. The American embassy in Jerusalem is officially opened. Ambassador David Friedman receives approximately eight hundred guests in the new diplomatic post on Monday, posted on eBuzzFeed.
President Donald Trump is the great absentee. He is represented by a delegation with, among others, his daughter Ivanka and his son-in-law Jared Kushner.
The recent decision of Trump to relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has received a lot of criticism.
Especially the Palestinians are angry. They see East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.