US promises Israel to be its friend under Trump
The United States under President Donald Trump intends to stands with Israel and be its friend, the US Vice President Mike Pence said, addressing the swearing-in ceremony for David Friedman as the US ambassador to Israel.
Pence recalled that Trump is a "lifelong friend of Israel and the Jewish people", and under his leadership the world will know that "America stands with Israel".
Due to it, "one of the clearest signs" of the President's commitment to "Israel and to its people' is in the choice of David Friedman as America's Ambassador to Israel, the Vice-President stressed.
The new ambassador, in turn, assured that he looks forward to working to "promote peace and stability within the Middle East", the American Presidency Project cited him as saying.