Netanyahu at embassy ceremony: ‘President Trump is making history‘

"President Donald Trump‘s ‘bold decision‘ to move the US embassy to Jerusalem affirms a simple truth, that Jerusalem was, is and will always be the capital of the Jewish people," a buoyant Prime Minister Netanyahu said Sunday evening.

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"This is a momentous time, President Trump is making history, we are deeply grateful and our people will be eternally grateful," Netanyahu said, speaking at a reception in the foreign ministry in honor of the US delegation in town for the embassy move.

Diplomats from thirty-three counties, including four EU countries, were among the hundreds who took part in the gathering. Four US senators were on hand, as was Sheldon Adelson.

The US delegation included Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan.

This is "an incredible historical moment," Mnuchin said.

The Treasury Secretary also discussed Trump‘s decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal, saying that "Iran must never be able to get a nuclear weapon."

The Treasury will be firm in cutting off terrorists‘ access to the financial systems "until they change their behavior."

He also said "this is a momentous time in the history of the US-Israel relationship."

Israel is a rising power, in "cyber, IT, water, judo and singing," Netanyahu said in reference to the victory at the Eurovision contest.

"Those who didn‘t want Jerusalem in Eurovision will get Eurovision in Jeruslaem," the prime minister said.