That distinction - Jerusalem, not Israel - reflects the US position that the city's fate is an issue for Israelis and Palestinians to work out through future peace negotiations.
And after meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas this month, he said of a peace deal: "It is something that I think is frankly, maybe, not as hard as people have thought over the years".
At this point, the TV report said, a senior American official, later identified as David Berns, the political counselor at the US Consulate in Jerusalem, rudely responded: "What are you talking about?"
Trump would obviously be thrilled - as would we all - if he could negotiate peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
The official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the Trump administration does not want to complicate attempts to resume the Israeli-Palestinian peace process by announcing the embassy move.
President Donald Trump has decided he will not announce plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem during his trip to Israel next week, two administration officials toldCNN Wednesday.
During their run for president, former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush also pledged to move the US embassy but failed to do so. According to BuzzFeed News, the Israeli officials say "their worst fears" have been confirmed.
"This is the most appropriate way to show the proper deference to such a significant holy site", a State Department official said.
Sources told the newspaper that Bannon believes the embassy move was a promise to Trump's strongly right-wing nationalist base, while cabinet officials worry that moving the embassy would have negative repercussions.
Wow. What an uninformed statement, especially considering that every president - starting with Harry Truman - has tried to broker a Middle East peace deal since Israel became a state in 1948. Netanyahu made a passionate speech to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in March 2015 to try to derail the Iran nuclear deal that Obama supported.
Trump said as a candidate he would move the embassy to Jerusalem, but now says he's studying the issue.
CEO and executive vice president of B'nai B'rith worldwide - said the inclusion of the Jewish state l on the president's itinerary "shows the interest that the administration has in cultivating and building the relationship with Israel as an ally". Officially, the United Nations, the United States and others consider the Old City and East Jerusalem occupied territory and do not recognise Israel's claim to sovereignty over it.
A sculpted bonnet with two prominent lines running down the centre which gives the Karoq a muscular, yet sleek appearance. Being a successor to the Yeti, the Karoq will have a lot to live up to the unorthodox standards its predecessor has set.
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Bayern Munich legend Gerd Muller follows in third place with 365 strikes in 427 league fixtures, a rate of 0.85 goals a game. Also Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the next active player on the list with 268 goals putting him at 11th.
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James has scored 30 points in seven straight games as he looks to visit the finals for the seventh straight season. At one point during the game, Thomas was seeing trash-talking Irving, who had a brilliant response.
A source familiar with the matter said the bug overcharged advertisers a median amount of $10 over the course of a year. Nonetheless, the social media giant intends to refund advertisers who were over-billed due to the error.
Brazilian stocks tumbled at the news, both chambers of Congress canceled their sessions and Temer reportedly cleared his schedule. The country's President Michel Temer insists he will not resign despite a probe into potential corruption.
No further action was taken. "I'm very concerned about the unknown repercussions we might be getting into", Holland said. As of Wednesday evening, however, the bill was still being drafted and had not yet been assigned a Senate bill number.
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Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House statement said. Putin even suggested that Russian Federation share the records of last week's talks between Trump and Lavrov with the U.S.
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