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Neither the U.S. nor the international community accepts the outcome of Israel’s 1967 war, which resulted in the occupation of the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem.
United Nations Resolution 242 recognizes the occupation – including that of East Jerusalem – as illegal.
U.S. policy views East Jerusalem as disputed territory, whose final status should be determined thorough negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
International law and the global community consider Jerusalem occupied territory and see it as the future capital of a Palestinian state.
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem will send a message to Palestinians that the United States does not care about their self-determination or Palestinian statehood and this could inflame tensions.
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem would be a definite obstacle to peace.
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem contravenes nearly ½ century of U.S. policy and will weaken this country’s credibility among our international partners.
Moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem could weaken the U.S. position in the Muslim and Arab worlds and threaten our national security.
United Nations Resolution 242 recognizes the occupation – including that of East Jerusalem – as illegal #HandsOffEmbassy @realdonaldtrump
Moving embassy to Jerusalem tells Palestinians we don't care about their liberty #HandsOffEmbassy @realdonaldtrump
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem would be a definite obstacle to peace. @realdonaldtrump #HandsOffEmbassy
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem contravenes 50+ years of US policy @realdonaldtrump #HandsOffEmbassy
Embassy in Jerusalem would threaten our national security Its why previous presidents signed the waiver #HandsOffEmbassy @realdonaldtrump