WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

PM Netanyahu urges President Trump ahead of visit, to relocate the US Embassy to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced ahead of US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Israel, scheduled for the 22nd of May, that it would be fitting for all the embassies, particularly the embassy of the United States, to relocate to Jerusalem. Netanyahu said at a convention last night of his ruling Likud faction that Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel and the eternal capital of the Jewish people, was the natural place for all embassies of states that have diplomatic ties with the Jewish state.