The Israeli leader argued that keeping the embassy where it is in Tel Aviv is actually a detriment to peace, and empowers the Islamic totalitarians who seek to delegitimize Israel's claims to its land.
That is the official position of President Barack Obama's administration, and of UN Security Council Resolution 2334, Obama's parting shot against the Jewish state.
An official in Netanyahu's office said the us comment was "received with astonishment" and that Israel had asked the White House for an explanation.
"Israel is convinced that this statement contradicts President Trump's policies..." Ironically, more than 20 countries including the United States have consulates in Jerusalem, which serve mostly as channels to the P.A. based in nearby Ramallah. Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, the location of the two holiest sites in Islam, Jerusalem which houses shrines sacred to Christianity, Islam and Judaism and the Vatican, the seat of the Catholic Church. The report said the Americans rebuffed the request, with one official telling the Israelis the site is "not your territory".
Asked what distinguishes Trump's plans from previous attempts, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said merely: "The man is different". It later annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the worldwide community.
As the Times of Israel notes, the visit "would likely be interpreted by some as akin to an American recognition of Israeli sovereignty over East Jerusalem".
Alongside his visit to Israel, Trump is expected also to meet with Abbas, possibly in P.A. -administered Bethlehem.
"His love for and commitment to the state of Israel is rock solid and it enjoys his highest priority".
The controversy is over the Western Wall, or Kotel.
When he received the girls, President Buhari said it was his government's second anniversary gift to Nigeria. Galang said they don't yet know who has been released, "but we're very happy that many have been freed".
Her transition from a man to a woman soldier kept her in the news and she was granted clemency by Barack Obama as he left office. She provided the information to WikiLeaks, an worldwide organisation that publishes such information from anonymous sources.
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However wage growth has been weak, dampening expectations for a rise in the Bank of England's main interest rate any time soon. Consumer price inflation (CPI) saw an overall slip of 2.99 per cent in April this year compared to 3.89 per cent in March.
The advisory applies to workers who normally travel to work via interprovincial bridges or work in federal buildings in Gatineau. Coiteux told a news conference this morning that Quebecers must be realistic and realize things will not improve overnight.
When asked if the brand might consider a foray in the world endurance championship, Red Bull official Marko answered: "No". Indeed, Marko said he has been in contact with new commercial boss Sean Bratches regarding the Red Bull Ring's 2017 race.
One year ago today, Rangers 2B Rougned Odor became public enemy No. 1 in Toronto after punching Jose Bautista in the mouth. Jace Peterson said something to Bautista as he rounded first, and Suzuki was waiting for Bautista when he touched home.
And that was the gold standard", she said. "I have the list here in my hand, and it includes 10 [Scottish Government] ministers". The SNP said the Tories would remain the "nasty party" as long as they supported the UK Government's so-called rape clause.
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Grassley also said, if there was interference, "then it seems to me Comey should have taken action on that interference". Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied any contacts in testimony under oath during his confirmation hearing.
New sanctions on Venezuela officials upcoming
Less than a month ago Capriles was barred by the Maduro administration from running for elected office for the next 15 years. Among those hit with sanctions was Maikel Moreno, a Maduro ally who became president of the 32-judge court in February .
More human bones recovered from sunken S. Korean ferry
From them, workers have sifted through to find 1,585 personal belongings, including school bags, pens, wallets and cellphones. By comparing the teeth and Cho's past dental records, her family members have confirmed that the remains are indeed from Cho.
Pochettino rejects Inter Milan rumours and commits to Spurs
Spurs feature a starting XI filled with young stars who may, in time, earn interest from giants such as Real Madrid and Barcelona. That makes it special and an exciting project for us. "There is no buy-out clause in my contract, I will stay here next season".
Hollywood and French film royalty walk the Cannes red carpet
Bella Hadid naturally attracts flashes on her, they redouble in intensity when, inadvertently, she reveals a little too much. Johnny Depp's daughter, the 17-year-old actress and model Lily-Rose Depp, appeared in a white dress with gold trimmings.
Jays call up OF prospect Alford
Alford, 22, entered the season as a consensus Top 100 prospect in the game, topping out at No. 55 on the list of ESPN's Keith Law. The Toronto Blue Jays have called up outfield prospect Anthony Alford , according to Jason Munoz of the Hattiesburg American .
Ford to invest $350 million in Michigan plant
Ford Motor Company announced Friday it will invest $300 million in a MI plant to build transmissions for fuel-efficient vehicles. The plant employs a total of about 1,800 people and makes transmissions for the Mustang, F-150 and other vehicles.