Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday morning at the Trump Towers in New York, the Republican presidential candidate pledged, if elected, to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the State of Israel. According to a press release from the Donald Trump presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump discussed with the Israeli leader “the special relationship between America and Israel and the unbreakable bond between the two countries.
The topics of military assistance, security and regional stability were addressed.” Also in attendance at the closed-door meeting were Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., and Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law. The discussion focused not only on Israel’s needs, but on issues that are important to Washington. Trump acknowledged, for instance, that the military assistance provided to Israel and missile defense cooperation with Israel are an excellent investment for America. READ MORE