The Palestinian authority raskritikoval the decision of the White house
The United States will open a new Embassy in Jerusalem in may 2018, according to the state Department. Previously to move the diplomatic mission from tel Aviv to the capital of Israel was promised by President Donald trump.
“In may, the U.S. plan to open a new Embassy in Jerusalem said Friday the state Department spokesman Heather Nauert. The opening ceremony timed to the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel”.
The initiative of the President of trump harshly criticized the leaders of the Palestinian authority, stating that the transfer of the Embassy would interfere in the peace negotiation process.
In January of this year, Vice-President Mike Pence, speaking in the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, promised that the Embassy in Jerusalem will open “before the end of next year.”