According to the Palestinian Information Center, the US government bought a hotel in Jerusalem in preparation for the transfer of its embassy to him, in implementation of the decision of US President Donald Trump, who recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The center was quoted by Israel’s Channel 7 as saying on Monday that it is the Diplomat Hotel, located southeast of occupied Jerusalem, where the Israeli Immigration and Absorption Department operates.
According to the Israeli Channel Seven, Israeli Knesset member (parliament), Xenia Svetlovna, from the “Zionist camp” bloc, confirmed that the US administration recently purchased the building of the hotel.
In the same context, revealed the second Israeli channel recently, the arrival of an American delegation, headed by a personal representative of Trump, to inspect preparations in the field, to transfer the US Embassy to Jerusalem.
The Israeli channel said that the US embassy will be transferred to the “Diplomat” in the “Arnona” in Jerusalem, temporarily until the completion of the establishment of the place dedicated to the embassy, where a team of technicians and cameras and electronic guard doors at the entrances.
According to the same channel, the planning department of the occupied Jerusalem municipality approved an engineering plan for the construction of a building belonging to the US Embassy in Jerusalem, which includes fortified rooms, a shelter and security walls surrounding it.
For his part, the head of the planning department in the Jerusalem Municipality, Meir Turgeman, the second channel that “the architect of US embassies came to Jerusalem a week ago to oversee the construction plan.”
He added: “The building standards presented in the US engineering plan for the embassy are different from those adopted in Israel. The plan includes the construction of a short building to avoid an attack by air.”
On December 6 Trump, despite extensive international warnings, signed a presidential decree recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and instructed the US State Department to begin the process of transferring the embassy to Jerusalem, denouncing and rejecting the Arab and Islamic countries and the overwhelming majority of countries. the world.