Pence strengthened U.S.-Israel alliance with visit

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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OneNewsNow.com Staff (OneNewsNow.com)

VP Pence at Western WallVice President Mike Pence assured the State of Israel this week that it has a secure relationship with the United States, says a pro-Israel advocate.

The biggest news coming from Pence's three-day visit to Israel is announcing that the U.S. embassy will move to Jerusalem by 2019, says Laurie Cardoza-Moore of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations.

It was "very exciting," she says, to hear Pence restate the U.S. commitment to Israel and to announce concrete plans for the embassy move, which Cardoza-Moore predicts will be a "historic day" when it happens.  

In an address to the Israeli parliament, known as the Knesset, Pence defended the historic decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite condemnation by the Arab world.

The vice president announced the new timetable for the embassy move in his speech, which caused an uproar among some Arab members of the Knesset who had to be escorted from the address.

Pence also declared the U.S. will never compromise the safety and security of Israel, using his speech to denounce the controversial Iran deal brokered by the Obama administration.

Pence also visited the Holocaust Museum and the Western Wall during his visit.

 

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