Israel Approves New Us Embassy Building In Jerusalem

Israel Approves New Us Embassy Building In Jerusalem

2021-01-15 | By middleeastmonitor | 16 Hits

The Israeli District Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem has announced its approval for the construction of a new US Embassy building in the city AP has reported The location of the new building will be on Hebron Road a central thoroughfare and not far from the current temporary embassy site In a statement on Twitter Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Fleur HassanNahoum said that although another committee must still grant its approval she expects this to happen in the coming weeks quotAfter two years we39re thrilled the local plannin >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

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Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 10 | US

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