Advisors of President-Elect  Donald Trump are divided over the question of whether the campaign pledge to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem would now be fulfilled. “Many prime ministers of Israel have that close to their heart. Many presidents of the US have committed to do that, and he [Trump] said as well he would do that,” advisor Walid Phares said.

Then he added a caveat to the pledge. “But he [Trump] would do that in consensus,” Phares said. He issued the statement in an interview with BBC radio that was widely publicized by CNN on Thursday. “The other thing he has said that we need to pay attention to, he is ready and he will immediately move to try to solve the problem between Palestinians and Israelis, something lingering for many years. READ MORE