Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Announces Construction of Permanent US Embassy

January 14, 2021

by: JNS

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Thursday, 14 January 2021 | The city of Jerusalem has approved plans to build the permanent US embassy in Jerusalem, in addition to an extension of the current temporary embassy, announced the city’s deputy mayor on Wednesday.

“The Jerusalem Municipal Building and Planning Committee has just approved the plans for the new #US Embassy which will be built on Derech Hebron in #Jerusalem. As well as the extension of the current temporary embassy in Arnona,” tweeted Fleur Hassan-Nahoum.

The US moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May 2018, five months after recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Posted on January 14, 2021

Source: (This article was originally published by JNS on January 13, 2021. Time-related language has been modified to reflect our publication today. See original article at this link.)

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