Photo of the Day

Published August 3rd, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Picture dated December 1998 shows the US embassy in Tel Aviv. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has said the US will move its embassy to Jerusalem by the time the next president takes office on January 20. On Friday, US president Bill Clinton threatened to move the embassy to Jerusalem if the Palestinians go on with their plan to unilaterally declare a Palestinian state. Clinton’s statement was received with angry reactions by the Palestinians. Palestinian president Yasser Arafat has just finished an Arab tour and set out on a world tour to rally support for his stance on Jerusalem after the failure of the Camp David peace talks with the Israelis that took place at the presidential retreat between July 11th-25th --

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