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State Department: US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May

The controversial move is said to coincide with Israel’s Independence Day

 

Washington is planning to open a new Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Reuters reports, citing the US State Department. The controversial move is said to coincide with Israel’s Independence Day.

ABC News’ Dan Linden tweeted a supposed image of a memo from State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, which said the Tel Aviv embassy would initially move to the US consulate building in the ancient city’s Arnona district.

Source: rt