Knesset Speaker Urges Paul Ryan to Support U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), reacts during the counting of the electoral votes from the 2016 presidential election, during a joint session of Congress, on January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. It was confirmed that President-elect Donald Trump won the election with 304 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton's 227. (Photo …
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The Algemeiner reports: – Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein urged his American counterpart, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, to advocate for the relocation of the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, during a meeting in DC earlier this week.

“The meaning of wide congressional support could lead to global and regional support,” Edelstein told Ryan. “If the American embassy moves, I am utterly certain that other countries will move their embassies to the capital.”

Ryan “reiterated my steadfast support for Israel’s security and her inalienable right to self-defense. The historic alliance between our two nations has never been more important, and I appreciate Speaker Edelstein’s commitment to strengthening this special relationship.”

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