President Donald Trump thanked Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday, hours after the Israeli cabinet formally approved the establishment of a new town in the Golan Heights named after the president.
“Thank you PM Netanyahu and the State of Israel for this great honor!” Trump tweeted.
The president’s tweet attached comments by US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, who attended the special cabinet meeting and naming ceremony Sunday afternoon.
“A great day on the Golan. PM Netanyahu and I had the honor to dedicate ‘Trump Heights’ — first time Israel has dedicated a village in honor of a sitting president since Harry Truman (1949). Happy Birthday Mr. President!!”
President Trump turned 73 on Friday.
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