The new train station that will be built at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, will be named in honor of U.S. President Donald trump. This publication reports the Jerusalem Post.
The decision was announced by the Minister of transport Yisrael Katz.
«The Western wall – the most sacred place for the Jewish people, and I decided to call the station which will be located next to it, the name of the President of trump after his historic and courageous decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel,» – said the Minister.
Katz has identified as priorities the extension of the railway line tel Aviv – Jerusalem to the Old city and the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, he called the extension of the railway line «the most important national project».
On 6 December, the President of the United States Donald trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the postponement of the U.S. Embassy in this city.
18 December the US vetoed a resolution of the UN Security Council, which rejected unilateral actions of Washington against the status of Jerusalem. The document was submitted by the delegation of Egypt. The initiative was supported by all members of the UN security Council, including Ukraine, except the United States.
20 Dec trump warned that Washington may reduce financial assistance to countries that do not support the U.S. position on the status of Jerusalem.
On 21 December the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution, urging to abandon the change of status of Jerusalem. Against the document made by the US, Israel, Honduras, Guatemala, Nauru, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau and Togo. Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Turkmenistan and a number of delegations did not participate in the vote. Russia supported the resolution.
On 24 December the President of Guatemala Jimmy Morales announced the intention to move his country’s Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem after the 1967 war and considers the entire city its capital. The Palestinians, in turn, want to declare East Jerusalem the capital of their state.
The administrative capital of Israel is now in tel Aviv and the Palestinian authority based in Ramallah.
The railway station built at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, want to name in honor of trump 27.12.2017