Ambassador: Embassy of the Russian Federation can transfer only after the decision on the status of Jerusalem

Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Israel Alexander Shein stated that the Russian diplomatic mission can be changed only after you resolved all the issues regarding the current status of Jerusalem.


The message regarding the postponement of the Russian Embassy in Israel was published on the official website of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in the famous social network Facebook. In the message Alexander Shein stated that the transfer of the Russian Embassy to Jerusalem from its current location in tel Aviv can be carried out only after settling all the problems arising around the status of the Palestinian territories. The Russian diplomat also noted that all questions regarding the status of Jerusalem must be resolved in negotiations between Palestine and Israel.

It is worth mentioning that the leader of the American States, Donald trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the new capital of Israel, and also said about moving the U.S. Embassy to the new capital.