US Jerusalem Embassy Opening May 14

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
US Jerusalem Embassy Opening May 14

by Stephen Lendman

US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's exclusive capital flagrantly violates international law.

Sunday is Jerusalem Day in Israel, commemorating the illegal conquest and reunification of the international city following the IDF's preemptive Six Day War of aggression.

On Monday, Washington's embassy opens in its consular facility – ahead of adjacent expanded quarters under construction, completion expected by end of 2019.

A permanent embassy site has yet to be chosen, construction to begin once decided.

Most US embassy staff will continue working in Tel Aviv, including ambassador David Friedman, dividing his time between both locations.

Guatemala is moving its embassy to Jerusalem. Honduras, Romania, and perhaps one or more other countries may follow – breaching international law.

The vast majority of world countries recognize Jerusalem as an international city, no
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