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World weighs in on trump plan to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem
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President Trump on Wednesday to move the State Department to begin the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, senior administration officials said, a move that fulfilled an election promise to religious conservatives, but one that could ignite tensions across the Middle East
In his announcement, Trump to say that the US government recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. An official described it as a “honest” recognition of the “seven-decade-old reality.”
“While President Trump recognizes that the status of Jerusalem is a very sensitive matter, he does not think it is the simple truth solved by ignore is that Jerusalem is home to Israel’s legislature, the Supreme court, the Prime Minister and is the capital of Israel, has said,” a civil servant.
The USA would be the first country to its Embassy in Jerusalem, which is claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians. Other countries that have diplomatic relations with Israel, keep their embassies in Tel Aviv.
But the message would move, not immediately and at least three or four years.
The U.S. officials said there are currently about 1,000 employees at the Embassy in Tel Aviv. She added that it would serve no establishment in Jerusalem, as the Embassy’s Website, and it will take time, questions concerning safety, design and cost.
“It will take some time to find a page addressing the security problems, the design of a new facility, Fund a new facility — working with Congress to build, obviously — and it,” an official said. “So this is not an instantaneous process.”
The leaders of the world, to warn against moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem
Before the announcement, Trump’s king Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Tuesday with Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas, Jordan.
Netanyahu has said he supports the U.S. move its Embassy. But Abbas has warned that “serious consequences”, should the move officially for “the peace process and the security and stability in the region and the world.”
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An international affairs Advisor to Abbas, said that the move “totally destroyed any chance that he can play a role as an honest broker” in middle East peace negotiations.
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that the relocation of the capital was a “red line” for Muslims, and so an action could cut the result in Turkey of diplomatic relations with Israel.
The controversy surrounding the relocation of the Embassy dates back decades. A law of 1995, under the Clinton administration considers Jerusalem the capital, and even mandates the relocation of the Embassy.
But the law allows used a loophole, the former President, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama – an option to issue waivers to delay every six months to the relocation of Tel Aviv.
Trump took advantage of the gap that the Republicans have long since closed. Trump was signed the first waiver in June, which drew much praise from the Palestinians and some of the disappointments from Israel.
The administration officials said on Tuesday, to endanger that Trump still sign a Declaration of the State Department begins funding during the integration process.
In January, Republicans Sens., Dean Heller, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz introduced legislation, the Embassy to Jerusalem, and the city as the capital of Israel, recognize, according to the Obama administration on a U. N. security Council vote to condemn Israeli settlement waives expansion in the West Bank.
Contributed to Fox News’ Brooke Singman and Kelly Chernenkoff this report, together with The Associated Press.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.