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Controversy expected??; after US now announces embassy opening

consular operations, including American citizen and visa services, will continue at the Arnona facility

The Jerusalem controversy has been invoked once again after the United States has said that it will open its embassy in Jerusalem in May this year.

The opening of this embassy will coincide with the Israel’s 70th Independence Day.

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news was even confirmed by State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert, who said that the United States plans to open a new US Embassy in Jerusalem

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The embassy will initially be located in the Arnona neighborhood, in a modern building that now houses consular operations of US Consulate General Jerusalem.

The consular operations, including American citizen and visa services, will continue at the Arnona facility without interruption.

It was informed that by the end of next year, we intend to open a new Embassy Jerusalem annex on the Arnona compound that will provide the Ambassador and his team with expanded interim office space, the spokesperson said.

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