The scheduled opening of the United States embassy in May appears to represent an earlier time frame than what had been expected.
Last month, senior officials told The New York Times the move could happen as soon as 2019, despite the administration originally planning not to rush the transition.
Both Israelis and Palestinians consider Jerusalem to be their capital city. Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein added that there had been no "formal talks" with private citizens about funding the embassy.
The date was chosen to coincide with 70th anniversary of Israel's independence.
The officials say Congress is being notified of the impending move on Friday.
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He then ordered the State Department to start looking for a site for an embassy in the city.
None of the parties to possible future negotiations, however, has seen any part of the plan that the Trump administration periodically declares is imminent, and the Palestinian Authority cut off all contact with the United States following Trump's Jerusalem announcement. But the global community - apart from the U.S. - is united in saying recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is disastrous for any hopes of reviving meaningful talks. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed off on the security plan for the new embassy on Thursday.
Retrofitting existing diplomatic facilities is a cheaper option for the USA, but there are now no consulates that match the capacity of the current embassy in Tel Aviv. "There is no greater gift than that!" he said.
It is widely feared that moving the embassy from Tel Aviv will push back already moribund efforts to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians, and could result in renewed violence.
The planned opening of the embassy, which marks a reversal of decades of U.S. policy, was praised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after it was announced by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on February 23.
Israeli Minister of Transportation and Intelligence Israel Katz has also responded to the decision on his Twitter, calling it "the most just and correct move". Asked specifically about whether the security infrastructure would be adequate in that time frame, he said, simply, "We'll be fine".
The statement appears to confirm media reports last week that said scores of Russian mercenaries were being treated at Russian military hospitals. "There are also several dozens wounded", it added, without specifying exact numbers.
For Central Iowa, including the Des Moines Metro, temperatures will fall from the mid 40s this morning to the mid 30s by 5 PM. A cold front will arrive tonight , bringing winds around to the north and ushering in a blast of cold air.
Further, the industry creates $75 billion in direct economic impact and $186 billion in total impact, around 1 percent of U.S. The investigation sought to determine whether the imports posed a threat to the country's national security.
It revealed that people who engaged in binge drinking had a 62% higher chance of suffering from decline in cognitive function. Of the 57,000 cases of early onset dementia reported in the study , the majority were related to chronic heavy drinking .
Of course, one of the biggest ones is the Veto power that could end up altering the entire course of what happens this week. According to her, the White House is less The West Wing and more Bachelor in Paradise .
Low temperatures will be around 28 degrees, with south wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. In the evening, temperatures will drop back into the 20s with winds from the north at 10-15 miles per hour .
Not least because I've been outside today and it's bloody FREEZING", tweeted New Statesman deputy editor Helen Lewis. She posed alongside her Red Sparrow co-stars on a rooftop in front of the London Eye and then went about her day.
Van der Zwaan is represented by a team from Cooley, including partners William Schwartz, David Mills and Laura Grossfield Birger. Van der Zwaan's now-defunct LinkedIn page lists him as an associate in the London office of the prominent law firm.
E-commerce sales in its US business slowed to 23 percent during the fourth quarter, from 50 percent in the third quarter. For the full fiscal year, Walmart brought in $500.3 billion, a 3% year-over-year increase, and e-commerce sales grew 44%.
The School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University Tweeted: "Bangor region of north Wales just experienced an earth tremor". Twitter users reacted to the "earth moving" event. "It lasted for a few seconds really, nothing more than that".
He is also known for serving as head of the organising team for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in Utah. Former Massachusetts governor and one-time Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is running for the U.S.
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