In Jerusalem on may 14 opened the U.S. Embassy after six months ago us President Donald trump announced the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the us Embassy from tel Aviv.


The opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem may 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Himself Donald trump was not present at the opening of the Embassy. The U.S. delegation was headed by Deputy Secretary John Sullivan and Minister of Finance Steven Mnuchin. In addition, he came to Jerusalem in the daughter and assistant of the American President Ivanka trump husband Jared Kushner, who is a senior adviser to the head of the White house.


The opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem may 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters


U.S. Marines participated in the ceremony, may 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters

On the Israeli side, the ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein .


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife standing next to a plaque of the US Embassy in Jerusalem after the opening ceremony, may 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked trump on behalf of the Israelites for the transfer of the Embassy.


The opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem may 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Ivanka trump and Steve Mnuchin opened the sign on the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. By the way, the intersection at the US Embassy in Jerusalem called “the Area of the United States in honor of President Donald trump”.


The daughter of US President Ivanka trump and Minister of Finance Steve Mnuchin open an American Embassy in Jerusalem, may 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Standing next to Ivanka Trump, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin reveals the seal of the US embassy, making the embassy”s move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem official https://t.co/SvMeJoDE9S pic.twitter.com/9aThAZuThv

— CNN (@CNN) may 14, 2018.


Jared Kushner during a speech at the opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem, recalled their ancestors, who during the war fled to the Belarusian forest to avoid death. Photo: Reuters

The opening ceremony was broadcast and pre-recorded appeal of Donald trump, who declared commitment to lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

“The United States remains fully committed to contribute to the achievement of a lasting peace agreement [the middle East]. And we continue to support the status quo around the Holy sites of Jerusalem including the temple mount, also known as “al-Haram al-Sharif”, — reports TASS the words of trump.

Trump: “Today we officially opened the United States embassy in Jerusalem. Congratulations. It’s been a long time coming.” https://t.co/SosVGmgNzi

— Meg Wagner (@megwagner) may 14, 2018.

A few hours before the opening of the diplomatic mission on the border of Israel and Gaza protests erupted. Already reported dozens of dead Palestinians and hundreds of wounded. Palestinians in the Gaza strip 14 may carry out a General strike in protest against the transfer of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In the region shops, schools and universities.

6 December 2017, the US President Donald trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Trump also announced the transfer of the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. World leaders did not support the decision of the head of the White house, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on all countries that seek peace, to follow suit and move its Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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