Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

"While U.S. law states that the embassy should be moved, consecutive presidents have waived the requirement, claiming that it interferes with efforts to advance Middle East peace", the Free Beacon reported. While the USA president called for the resumption of peace talks, he notably stopped short of endorsing the idea of a Palestinian state.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to speak for many in Israel Tuesday when he said, "Thank you, President Trump, for your steadfast friendship to the Jewish people and the Jewish state. We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom", Trump said, in his first comment on the Monday night attack at a concert Manchester, England. Both sides will face tough decisions, but with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal.

"You know in Israel all the people like us, the media hate us but the people love us", she said to Melania, according to Newsweek.

"The conflict is not between religions", Mr. Abbas said.

After leaving Israel, Trump headed to Rome for a meeting with Pope Francis.

Netanyahu must deal with opposition from rightist elements within his coalition who oppose any steps towards a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict. When asked about the two-state solution, Trump said he would not rule out any option, saying, in a break from decades-old USA policy, that he was "looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like". "Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon", Trump said, standing beside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. He has already visited Saudi Arabia and Israel. He said that while Abbas condemned Monday's attack in Manchester, "if [the attacker] had been Palestinian, the murderer's family would have gotten a payment". "Trump administration officials also have issued a range of answers when pressed to explain whether they believe Jerusalem is part of Israel".

The president and first lady are in the midst of a nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe - the first trip overseas for Trump as commander-in-chief. And Prime Minister Netanyahu has promised the same.

"They're losers, and we'll have more of them, but they're losers, just remember that", he added.

Trump, who spoke after arriving in Israel, has also vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Israel first captured the Old City of Jerusalem along with the Western Wall and the West Bank territory from Jordan in the 1967 Six-Day War.

But much of the intrigue over Trump's public statements during the trip revolved around what he didn't say.

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