Netanyahu: US embassy decision counterproductive to peace

After US President Donald Trump opted to postpone the relocation of the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday evening that keeping the embassy outside of the capital distances peace because it revives the Palestinian fantasy that Israel and the Jewish people have no connection to the city. However, he said, Israel appreciates the president's words of friendship and his commitment to move the embassy at a later date. 

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