U.S. Palestinian mission to merge with Israel embassy in March

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are seen near the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem, which serves Palestinians, will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians. The decision to create a single diplomatic mission was announced last October […]

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