Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
PRESS RELEASE – STATEMENT
The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President & Co-Founder Vladimir Sloutsker on
United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel
6 December, 2017 (Israel)
Vladimir Sloutsker, President & Co-Founder of The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC):
Jerusalem always was, is and shall remain the capital of the State of Israel and the heartbeat of the Jewish people.
We acknowledge this historic step by the United States in officially recognizing Jerusalem as the rightful capital of the State of Israel and hope that such recognition will be followed by other countries, leading to peace, greater cooperation and mutual understanding in the Middle East”
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