U.S. to Merge Consulate That Serves Palestinians With Jerusalem Embassy to Israel

Move is described by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as an 'efficiency' move, but comes with significant symbolic constraints, since U.S. policy towards the Palestinians will now be directed out of the embassy to Israel

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department announced Thursday it will merge the American General Consulate in Jerusalem, which serves the city's Palestinian population, into the American embassy which moved to...