National Newswatch

Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy says he welcomes Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s commitment to move Canada’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and recognize the city as the Israeli capital if elected later this year.

Jason Greenblatt, an assistant to President Trump and special representative for international negotiations at the White House, said that while Canada has the right to decide where to locate its embassy, the Trump administration supports Mr. Scheer’s proposal to follow in the footsteps of the United States and move it to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. He made the comments during a speech to a meeting of the World Jewish Congress in Ottawa on Wednesday.

“Anyone that supports the Trump administration on that, I think is a g

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