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Trump Vows to Recognize Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital After Meeting Netanyahu

PHOTO: Haaretz/Kobi Gideon/GPO

26 September 2016

RT — Republican nominee Donald Trump pledged to recognize Jerusalem as the “undivided capital” of Israel if elected president as he met with Benjamin Netanyahu in New York, while Hillary Clinton told the Israeli PM she would oppose BDS and UN meddling.

Trump and Netanyahu met on Sunday at Trump’s residence behind closed doors. Trump was accompanied by his son-in-law and a campaign adviser, Jared Kushner, while Netanyahu brought Israel’s Ambassador to US, Ron Dermer. After the 90-minute meeting at Trump Tower, Netanyahu also paid a visit to the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, who is staying at the W New York Hotel in Union Square.

According to Israeli sources cited by Haaretz, by agreeing to go to several locations, the Israeli PM took into consideration the stringent schedule of the nominees who are preparing for the first presidential debate scheduled for Monday.

While the media was not allowed in to the Trump-Netanyahu meeting, the Republican’s campaign issued a statement, saying that Trump pledged to develop “extraordinary strategic, technological, military and intelligence cooperation between the two countries” if elected president. […]

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