March 5, 2018 / 6:10 PM / a year ago

Trump says may visit Israel for embassy opening

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House for talks, as both leaders heralded the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.

“This will be remembered by our people through the ages,” Netanyahu said regarding the embassy decision during brief remarks in the Oval Office.

Trump said he was considering a visit to Israel whenever the embassy is opened.

Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Jonathan Oatis

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