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Jerusalem mayor thanks Trump for making city ‘great again’

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat hosts members of the US delegation for breakfast and thanks President Donald Trump for “making Jerusalem great again” by moving the American embassy to the city.

“Today is a historic day for the eternal capital of the Jewish people. When I began my work in public service for Jerusalem, our goal was to bring Jerusalem back to its former glory — to make Jerusalem great again,” says Barkat. “By taking the bold step of moving the US embassy to its rightful place in Jerusalem, President Trump is helping us make Jerusalem great again by recognizing 3,000 years of history.”

The breakfast is attended by Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, and special peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, a statement from Barkat’s office says.

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