Report: Advanced Talks Underway for Trump Trip to Israel in May

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The Times of Israel reports: Officials in Jerusalem and Washington are in advanced talks to arrange a visit by US President Donald Trump to Israel in May, Hebrew media reported on Wednesday. If the plans go ahead it will be Trump’s first ever visit to Israel.

Trump, whose first scheduled first foreign trip as president is a visit to Brussels next month, is looking to expand on that by arriving in Israel on May 21 or in the days after, the reports said.

If Trump were to visit on those dates it would coincide with Israel’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War, which falls this year on the eve of May 23 and the day of the 24th.

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