Trump softens his stance on controversial United States embassy move to Jerusalem

08 October, 2017, 20:54 | Author: Wade Massey

US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Saturday that he wanted to give peace between Israel and Palestine a chance before following through on his controversial election campaign promise of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Trump renewed a waiver last August to keep the US embassy in Tel Aviv temporarily, despite promising on the 2016 campaign trail that he would move it to Jerusalem.

"We're going to make a decision in the not-too-distant future", he said instead.

That push is one of the various portfolios Mr Trump gave his son-in-law Jared Kushner, a 36-year-old with no prior government experience who became one of the most powerful men in Washington by virtue of his family connection to the president.

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Israel occupied east Jerusalem and the West Bank in 1967 and illegally annexed east Jerusalem in a move which is disapproved by the global community.

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas has stated several times that moving the American Embassy to Yerushalayim would be a "provocation", and end all efforts to achieve peace.

Israelis see Jerusalem as its capital, however Palestinian want East Jerusalem to be the capital of what they hope will be a future, independent state.

Trump delays moving USA embassy to Jerusalem (credit: REUTERS) Many in Israel were looking forward for the president to make good on his campaign pledge and move the embassy from Tel Aviv to the capital, but were disappointed to discover that Trump was backtracking on his promise as the first months of his presidency and his key Israel visit both went by without significant progress towards a move. The waiver must be signed every six months, and has been thus signed faithfully by every president who has served sine 1998, when the law required that the embassy move take place.


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