More than 10,000 Israeli police and counter-terrorism officers to secure Trump visit
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More than 10,000 Israeli police and counter-terrorism officers to secure Trump visit

American president's extensive security arrangements includes bomb and gas proofing his room and all food he consumes being tested first

israeli officers in the Old City of Jerusalem
israeli officers in the Old City of Jerusalem

More than 10,000 Israeli police units, counterterrorism units and border police will secure President Donald Trump and his 1,000- person entourage during his visit to Israel.

There will be full security cooperation between the Israel Police and American security personnel during the two-day visit, Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told JTA Sunday a day ahead of Trump’s arrival in Israel. Among the 1,000-person entourage will be American security personnel.

Trump will stay in Jerusalem’s King David Hotel in a bomb-proof, poison gas-proof and bulletproof hotel room built to withstand the collapse of the entire building, NBC News reported Sunday. It also will be protected by bomb-proof glass being brought from the United States, according to the report.

Every bit of food ingested by Trump and his family will first go through a tester, according to the report.

All of the hotel’s 233 rooms will be occupied by people involved in the Trump visit.

Trump is scheduled to travel to Bethlehem, located in the Palestinian Authority’s territory. He will visit the Christian holy site the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and  the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, the first sitting president to do so.

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