US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission | The Times of Israel

AP — The United States officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem on Monday, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the US Embassy to Israel.For decades, the consulate functioned as a de facto embassy to the Palestinians. Now, that outreach will be handled by a Palestinian affairs unit, under the command of the embassy.

Source: US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission | The Times of Israel

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