Bloody protests on the border of Jerusalem and Gaza has not prevented the opening of the U.S. Embassy

Despite massive protests on the border with the Gaza strip, which killed 43 Palestinians, administration officials trump held the official opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

In high-ranking delegation, arrived in Israel for the big event were: the Minister of Finance Steven Mnuchin, advisers to the President of the United States Ivanka trump, her husband Jared Kushner, Ambassador David Friedman and Deputy Secretary John Sullivan.

“On behalf of the 45th President of the United States of America, we welcome you officially — and for the first time — to the embassy of the United States here in Jerusalem!”

— GOP (@GOP) May 14, 2018

«On behalf of the 45th President of the United States, we officially welcome you for the first time in the United States Embassy here in Jerusalem!»

«Jerusalem must remain a city, uniting representatives of all religions,» — said at the opening ceremony of trump’s son-in-law.

In his speech, Kouchner stressed that you need to have a real «courage» to make a step, which decided the current President of the United States.

«While the presidents predecessors during his tenure refused to promise to move the American Embassy, the current President did it. Because if President trump makes a promise, he fulfills it,» said Kouchner.

Also a senior adviser criticized the mass protests, stating that «those who provoke violence are part of the problem, not part of the solution».

The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in his speech also thanked Donald trump for «courage to keep his promise.»

The UK has stated that it is concerned about reports of violence on the border with Gaza and continues to insist that Jerusalem is the shared capital of two States — Palestine and Israel.

In December 2017, the President of the United States for the first time in history recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the transfer of the American Embassy from tel Aviv to this city.