Israel tightened security before the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

В Израиле усилили меры безопасности перед открытием посольства США в Иерусалиме

Israel tightened security before the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
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Local authorities are afraid of provocations and the aggravation of the situation on the border with the Gaza strip.

May 14, Israel will celebrate the 70-th anniversary of the existence of the state. On the same day, the US is planning to open its Embassy Jerusalem, which previously was located in tel Aviv. On the eve of the Israeli office has decided to strengthen security measures. This was reported by Interfax news Agency.

The southern command of the army prepared for a possible reflection attack tens of thousands of Palestinians. It is expected that they will try to sneak across the border gets into the territory of Israel. The army hopes to stop them on the way to settlements.

Earlier, the UN General Assembly voted in favor of the non-recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The decision was supported by 128 countries, 35 abstained.

Before the vote, U.S. permanent representative Nikki Haley said that Washington will open its Embassy in Jerusalem and no decision of the organization is not affected.

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