(Video) Amid bitter dispute, Netanyahu pointedly thanks U.S. Ambassador for visiting Kotel

The Israeli Prime Minister’s office is reeling from a bitter dispute this week over the Western Wall, when an unnamed U.S. official, who was planning President Donald Trump’s visit to Jerusalem, disputed all Israeli claims to the Kotel, calling it part of the West Bank. The incident was certainly on the mind of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today when he met with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, pointedly thanking him for visiting the Wall. Check it out above, and see footage from Friedman’s visit below.

05/16/2017 12:12 PM by David Kinzer