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Blunt Statement on President Trump's Israel Announcement

December 06, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) today released the following statement on the president’s announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin the process of re-locating the U.S. embassy.

“President Trump’s announcement today recognizes that Jerusalem is an integral part of Israel’s history, and will be an essential and enduring part of its future. I continue to support efforts to advance negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, and today’s announcement should in no way hinder that process.”

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