President Donald Trump told the Palestinian president that he will move the US embassy to Jerusalem and may recognize the city as the official capital of Israel on Wednesday.
Doing so would be in line with Israel's Basic Law, but would violate international law and would likely upset Arabs and Muslims across the region.
The move could seriously undermine Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.
ROGER SIMON: Trump Really Would Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital. “Several American presidential candidates – when running for office – have made pledges similar to Trump’s, then, upon election, basically reneged, usually by ...
President Donald Trump has temporarily waived a law requiring the U.S. to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the … Click to Continue »
US president’s move keeps embassy in Tel Aviv for now, despite campaign promise to move it to city that Israel considers its capital Donald Trump has temporarily waived a law requiring the US to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusal...
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