President Donald Trump tweets that the U.S. may withhold future payments to Palestine because they are "no longer willing to talk peace" with Israel, and that Israel "would have had to pay more" in return for his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Trump says "with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?”
Israel's Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that the new underground railroad terminal in the Jewish Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem (part of East Jerusalem) will be named in honor of U.S. President Donald Trump. 2017-12-27 (Context: Donald Trump, Israel, Israel-United States relations, Jerusalem)
U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and says the U.S. starts the process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The United States Department of State issues an internal travel warning to Israel, Jerusalem and the West Bank until December 20. The U.S. embassy in Amman temporarily suspends routine public services and stops embassy travel around Jordan. Embassies in Berlin and London issue vigilance warnings to U.S. citizens. 2017-12-6 (Context: Donald Trump, Jerusalem, recognition)
Palestine recalls their envoy to the United States for "consultations," following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas says they will not accept any U.S. peace plan in the wake of Trump's move. 2017-12-31 (Context: Donald Trump, Jerusalem, Palestine-United States relations)
The United Nations General Assembly votes 128-9, with 35 abstentions, in a nonbinding resolution to demand that the United States rescind its December 6th declaration on unilaterally recognizing the holy and contested city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 2017-12-21 (Context: Israel, Jerusalem, recognition)
United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry holds separate talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, his first on their home turf in over a year since Israeli-Palestinian negotiations broke down in the spring of 2014, in a bid to curb the persistent wave of violence that erupted two months ago. 2015-11-24 (Context: Israel, Israel-United States relations, Palestine-United States relations)
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