It’s Official: White House Announces US Embassy Will Not Move to Jerusalem – For Now

Just a few days prior to US President Donald Trump’s first official visit to Israel, a White House official announced that Trump has decided not to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem for the moment. The official who had asked not to be identified told Bloomberg News that the new decision was aimed at avoiding any and all provocations that could jeopardize peace talks with the Palestinians.

“We are talking here about a delay for half a year, so nothing is definite,” Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan told Tazpit Press Service (TPS). “I think President Trump will come here and get a feel of what united Jerusalem is really like and I am convinced that he will see that the city belongs to the State of Israel and that our demand is legitimate and important.”

Read more at https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/88336/official-white-house-announces-us-embassy-will-not-move-jerusalem-now/#SMFYpEkIpRDBHPPx.99

Source: It’s Official: White House Announces US Embassy Will Not Move to Jerusalem – For Now

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