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Trump Delays Promised U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem

Trump promised during the campaign that he would move the embassy to Jerusalem. It's a high priority for some of his supporters, but less so in Israel. No country has an embassy in Jerusalem.

After much anticipation, President Trump has decided to postpone his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He signed a waiver Thursday to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv for the time being.

The belief is that Trump is looking to restart peace talks and doesn't want to anger his Arab and Muslim allies by taking sides on the thorny question of Jerusalem's political status.

"[N]o one should consider this step

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