Published: Sun, April 22, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Palestine to fight US move on Jerusalem: Mahmoud Abbas

Palestine to fight US move on Jerusalem: Mahmoud Abbas

Republicans push Trump to rescind Gateway funds Mnuchin on Haley's Russian Federation sanctions comments: "She wasn't left twisting in the wind" Russian Federation vows "painful" response to any United States sanctions MORE will lead the U.S. delegation to Israel in May for the inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Axios reported Sunday.

But instead, according to the report, the delegation will be headed by Mnuchin and include US President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner and Kushner's wife, Ivanka Trump, who is the president's daughter and an adviser to him.

About 250 people are expected to travel from the US for the embassy opening, including around 40 members of Congress and leaders from Jewish organizations and pro-Israel groups, Axios reported, citing Israeli officials.

However, so far neither the White House nor Mnuchin's office have made any comment on the report.

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They've won six straight matches and they've been playing good football. "Since then, they've encountered a balance between their offence and defence".

By dividing the city into two halves, the writer was most likely implying that the embassy would be moving to, at best, disputed territory or at worst, Arab or Palestinian territory.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are expected to attend the USA embassy opening in Jerusalem in May, following President Donald Trump's decision to overturn decades-long policy by recognizing the holy city as Israel's capital, the left-wing Israeli news outlet Haaretz reported Sunday.

On Dec. 6, 2017, Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, drawing global condemnation and angry protests in the Palestinian territories. European Union officials said the bloc will recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital only following a mutually agreed-upon peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, who also claim Jerusalem as their capital in a future state. "The Ministry can start considering moving of the Czech embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem only based on results of negotiations with key partners in the region and in the world".

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