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US embassy ceremony begins in Jerusalem

The ceremony marking the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem begins in the capital’s Arnona neighborhood, in the presence of senior American and Israeli officials.

The ceremony will feature speeches by the US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and a special video message from US President Donald Trump.

Follow along here for live updates on the ceremony.

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