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"The bond between Israel and the United States runs deep, and I will ensure there is no daylight between us when I'm President," Trump said in a statement announcing his pick. "As the United States' ambassador to Israel, David Friedman will maintain the special relationship between our two countries."

The President-elect added that Friedman's "strong relationships in Israel" will be a "tremendous asset" as the U.S. strives for a peaceful solution to the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict.