The Muslim “keymaster” of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City announced that he will not welcome US Vice President Mike Pence, while church officials have given no credence to the impromptu boycott.
‘I believe that all or most of the European countries will move their embassies to Jerusalem, recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and engage robustly with us for security, prosperity and peace,’ Netanyahu said in Brussels
Trump officially declared recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, vowing to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “After more than two decades of waivers, we are no closer to a lasting peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. It would be folly to assume that repeating the exact same formula… Read more »
The Palestinians followed through with their threat to sever ties with the US after Washington ordered the closure of the PLO mission in the American capital, an ‘unacceptable measure,’ the Palestinians say.