Gerber McMaster, Advisor to the President for national security, may 16 confirmed that during a visit to Israel, Donald trump will visit the wailing Wall in Jerusalem, but will do so without Israeli politicians.
Gerber McMaster also reported the changes that were made to the plan visit Donald trump in Israel. In particular, the heat cancelled a trip to Masada, where the US President was to speak. Instead, Donald trump on the first day of his visit will speak at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Note that yesterday, may 15, in preparation for the visit of Donald trump in Jerusalem there was an unpleasant incident, which was widely discussed in Israeli media.
According to published information, during a visit to the Old town the staff of the American Consulate asked to leave by the representatives of Israel, saying that they do not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Temple mount, including the area near the Wailing Wall. «This is not your area, that’s the West coast» — quoted mass-media of Americans.
According to the Second channel ITV, the representatives of the United States refused to coordinate with the Israelis the right lighting trump’s visit to the Western Wall, citing the fact that we are talking about the episode the official visit with a private nature.
Commenting on the situation, a source in the office of the Prime Minister said: «We were shocked by the statement of representatives of the United States that the wailing Wall is supposedly in the West Bank. In Israel we are convinced that this statement contradicts the political line of the President of trump, which was reflected in his sharp objection to the controversial resolutions of the UN security Council. Israel asked the US for clarification on this issue».