Florida’s state cabinet has taken the unusual step of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s “eternal and undivided capital.”
It issued a proclamation to his effect on Tuesday in a move that places it one step beyond the Trump Administration’s stance on Israel, which recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s
In explaining the move, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer said that Jimmy Patronis that the state’s governor, Republican Ron DeSantis had supported Trump’s decision to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem year when he had represented Florida in Congress in Washington last year.
“We have made it clear that we stand with our closest ally in the Middle East. I too believe in standing strong with our friend and partner and ally,” said Patronis when he spoke at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting in the state capital of Tallahassee.
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