Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call To Fight Islamist Extremism
- Author: Zachary Reyes May 25, 2017,
May 25, 2017, 14:59
"Each of you know this to be true", she said. After years of butting heads with Trump's predecessor, Netanyahu celebrated a new American president's arrival as a moment of hope in the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians.
In remarks at Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's residence, Trump launched another salvo against Iran.
Trump flew to Israel from Riyadh earlier in the day, on the second leg of his first overseas trip since entering office in January.
On ISIS' al-Minbar forum, a user named al-Muhajir said "the Saudi family has no religion but their throne".
"It was a phenomenal trip, phenomenally successful...history was made, it was the first visit by a president to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as his first trip overseas", the foreign minister said.
Without the participation of Syria and Iran, the only two Islamic countries that were not invited, Trump told its interlocutors that Washington is seeking a coalition of nations to remove extremism in the Middle East, and urged the Muslim countries to guarantee that the terrorists do not find a sanctuary on their soils'. "Who can claim that stability of the region can be restored without Iran?" he said.
As voters in Iran danced in the streets, celebrating the landslide re-election of a moderate as president, US President Donald Trump stood in front of a gathering of leaders from across the Muslim world and called on them to isolate a nation he said had "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror".
But the subtle change - or slip, as the White House called it - could mean the difference between offending Middle Eastern allies and not, a concern for any president looking to create a good first impression with a key ally on a first trip overseas.
A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch.
The prime minister also thanked Trump for visiting the Western Wall on Monday, becoming the first sitting United States president to do so. He toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which by Christian tradition is where Jesus was crucified and the location of his tomb. "Know that while there is a technical need to conduct missile tests, we will do so and we will ask the permission of no one", Rouhani told reporters in Tehran. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the US would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments. He boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years" in March during a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Images of US President Donald Trump placing his hands on a glowing orb has set alight the Internet, prompting comparisons to science fiction and fantasy villains.
"We are willing to work together".
Let us note for the record that some of those millions of dollars that went to the Clinton Foundation came from Saudi Arabia, which punishes acts of homosexuality with execution, imprisonment, fines, corporal punishment, or flogging.
Still, Monday's flight seems to have made a little bit of history.
Israel has no diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia despite informal ties on certain levels, particularly around shared concerns over Iran.