New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss is considering following in former US President Donald Trump’s footsteps and relocating her country’s embassy in Israel from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem. Ms Truss informed her Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid, of her intention to relocate the embassy in New York on 21 September during a meeting at the United Nations.
Any such move is likely to draw widespread criticism, especially from the Palestinian Authority, which also heavily criticized Mr Trump’s 2017 decision. It also risks further entrenching tensions with the current US administration and EU states. (CONTINUED - 92 WORDS)