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Trump Could Get An Israeli Train Station Named After Him

Israel's transportation minister is planning to name a future train station after U.S. President Donald Trump.

Trump Could Get An Israeli Train Station Named After Him
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Israel might name a train station after President Donald Trump.

The country's transportation minister say he wants to put Trump's name on a planned new station in Jerusalem. The new station would carry passengers to the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.

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The gesture stems from Trump's controversial decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, recognizing it as Israel's capital in spite of a conflicting claim from Palestinians.

If it's approved, the project is estimated to take four years and more than $700 million to complete.