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Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

AP  |  Jerusalem 

is preparing a series of festivities to celebrate the opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem, a move that has ignited Palestinian protests.

A reception today will include members of a delegation led by Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, his and and

Dozens of foreign diplomats are expected, though many of European nations who oppose the move will skip it.

captured east in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally. The Palestinians want east as the capital of their future state, and view the relocation of the embassy from as a blatantly one-sided move that invalidates the U.S. as a

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 13:45 IST