US Embassy Makes Preparation For Jerusalem Move

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had hosted OIC emergency summit on December 13 at Ankara where most countries had strongly condemned Trump's move.

Israel occupied east Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed it.

New road signs in Hebrew, Arabic and English were placed Monday at the road leading to the Jewish neighbourhood of Arnona on the East-West Jerusalem line, where the US Embassy will officially reopen next Monday. They were promised East Jerusalem as their capital by worldwide community during the United States sponsored peace talks through last several decades.

The Palestinian authorities have called on the diplomatic corps, global non-governmental organizations and religious authorities to boycott the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

At the consulate site, mechanical diggers cleared scrubland as workers posted embassy signs along city roads and hung U.S., Israeli and Jerusalem flags from street lights.

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The new embassy is scheduled to open it's doors on Monday, May 14. Angry with Dancilas's proposal on Jerusalem, he publicly called on her to resign. The Palestinians, on the other hand, see the eastern sector as the capital of their future state and oppose any Israeli attempt to extend sovereignty. No country now has its embassy in Jerusalem, instead keeping them in the Israeli commercial capital Tel Aviv.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has warned that the move would have a "disastrous impact on the peace process, on the two-state solution and on the stability and security of the entire region".

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in April "at least half a dozen" countries were now "seriously discussing" following the us lead, though he did not identify them.

Mayor Nir Barkat posed atop a ladder as the first sign went up as part of ongoing celebrations for Jerusalem Day, which falls on May 13 this year.