Israel Security Prepares for US Embassy Move to Jerusalem on May 14

The Palestine Chronicle, May 1, 2018

police forces are carrying out security arrangements in preparation for the
opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, reported
Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner in Jerusalem, May 2017. (Photo: US
Embassy, Wikimedia Commons)
spokesman for foreign press Micky Rosenfeld posted a picture on Twitter showing
Israeli police officers working with American security officers.
radio said that local police forces toured the area where the US embassy is set
to open. “The tour aimed to follow up closely the security arrangements to
protect the movement [of the embassy].”

It is
expected that the US embassy be temporarily hosted in the American consulate in
Jerusalem until a special building is ready.
reports have said that a large American delegation would attend the opening of
the embassy, which might include President Donald Trump.
December last year, Trump unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as the “eternal”
capital of Israel and announced his plan to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to
the holy city.