WALL – British Prime Minister Liz Truss gave a speech at the event of the Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI) group as part of the party conference of the ruling Conservative Party in Birmingham.
According to AA’s report Expressing his pleasure to participate in CFI’s program for the first time as the UK’s prime minister, Truss said, “As you know, I am a big Zionist, a big supporter of Israel and I know we can strengthen the relationship between Britain and Israel.”
Tzipi Hotovely, Israel’s Ambassador to London, who attended the event, also shared on Twitter, “Prime Minister (Truss), thank you for saying you are a proud Zionist and for being such a good friend with Israel.”
CFI’s event was attended by Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and Intergovernmental Affairs and Equality Minister Nadhim Zahavi as well as many names from the Conservative Party.
POSITIVE TO MOVING THE BRITISH EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on September 22 that Truss was “positive” about moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Lapid, who met with his British counterpart Truss in New York to attend the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), said in a statement on his Twitter account, “My dear friend Truss, who stated that he had a positive view of moving the British Embassy to the capital of Israel, Jerusalem. “I would like to thank to . We will continue to strengthen the partnership between the two countries,” he said.
The British embassy to Israel is located in Tel Aviv, and the consulate general responsible for relations with the Palestinians is located in East Jerusalem.