US delegation visits Israel to examine potential embassy relocation to Jerusalem


– reports

US delegation visits Israel to examine potential embassy relocation to Jerusalem – reports
An American congressional delegation has arrived in Israel on a short weekend visit during which they will assess the possibility of relocating the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, local media report.

Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL), who chairs the subcommittee on National Security for the US House Oversight Committee, arrived Saturday and plans to hold meetings with Israeli politicians and the country’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a statement from Likud MK Yehuda Glick said.

The US team plans to “closely examine the issue of transferring the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – both from a practical standpoint as well as politically,” Glick wrote, according to i24 News.

“The delegation is…

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