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U.S. Supports Jerusalem As A Final Status Issue

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In a recent notice, released by the U.S. State Department on May 24, it reads that U.S. will support Jerusalem as a final status issue in contrast to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's comments.

Israel: Comments on Jerusalem (Taken Question)

Bureau of Public Affairs
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC

Question Taken at the May 21 Daily Press Briefing.

Question: What is the U.S. response to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments that all of Jerusalem will remain under Israeli sovereignty and “will never again be partitioned and divided”?

Answer: Jerusalem is a final status issue. Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to resolve its status during negotiations. We will support their efforts to reach agreements on all final status issues.

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