Trump to nominate attorney David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel

By REUTERS
December 16, 2016 01:47

US President-elect Donald Trump will nominate attorney David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel, the transition team said in a statement on Thursday.

"(Friedman) has been a long-time friend and trusted advisor to me. His strong relationships in Israel will form the foundation of his diplomatic mission and be a tremendous asset to our country as we strengthen the ties with our allies and strive for peace in the Middle East," Trump said in the statement.


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