Jerusalem mayor posts USA embassy sign, thanks Trump in tweet

Palestinian anger over Bahraini-UAE delegation participation in Israel-sponsored race

"If US President Donald Trump carries out his decision, he will inflame the entire region and threaten the US' interests there", Nabil Shaath, an adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, said to Palestine TV in February.

It is not yet clear whether President Trump will attend, although he has indicated that he may.

Road signs directing vehicles and pedestrians to the "US Embassy" were erected on Monday across Jerusalem only days ahead of the relocation of America's mission from Tel Aviv to the US's newly recognized capital.

Foreign embassies are now located in Tel Aviv and its environs, as the global community has balked at recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, until the status of the city is set via a peace deal with the Palestinians. They were promised East Jerusalem as their capital by worldwide community during the United States sponsored peace talks through last several decades.

Trump said last week that he "may" go to Jerusalem for the opening himself.

Authorities in Jerusalem have put up several new road signs pointing to the US Embassy. Angry with Dancilas's proposal on Jerusalem, he publicly called on her to resign.

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"Paraguay President Horacio Cartes plans to come to Israel by the end of the month to open an embassy in Jerusalem", Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said in a statement.

Surprisingly the global community, including the USA administration, does not recognise Israel's jurisdiction and ownership of Jerusalem.

Since the creation of the Jewish state it has not recognised Jerusalem as its capital and considers that the final status of the city must be negotiated with the Palestinians.

Trump sparked global outcry when he unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and vowed to relocate Washington's embassy to the city.

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat hangs a street sign.

The embassy is expected to open next week.

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