US President Donald Trump said that there was a “rare opportunity” to bring peace to the Middle East as he denounced Iran for supporting “terrorists” and vowed Tehran will never be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons.
Speaking at the Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel today Trump said I have found new reasons for hope, but we can only get there by working together.Trump who arrived in Tel Aviv from Riyadh in what is believed to be the first direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Trump on what he called a “truly historic” visit .Trump left for Jerusalem immediately after the welcome ceremony for his meeting with Rivlin at the President’s House amid heightened security with all the major roads in Jerusalem completely gridlocked.
Trump said in his remarks that the United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon . Referring to Iran’s alleged involvement in arming and training militias, he said it must cease immediately. Trump who is scheduled to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tomorrow.