Obama to Congress: US TA embassy won’t move to J’lem

04.06.2011                      2.Siwan, 5771                      Nasso; Tag 46 des Omer


Obama to Congress: US TA embassy won't move to J'lem

US president invokes national security interests just as Clinton, Bush did during their terms as part of law authorizing embassy's relocation.

US President Barack Obama on Friday invoked US national security interests to notify Congress he will not move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Former US presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush also submitted similar notifications to Congress during their terms. The notification is necessary under a 1995 law that authorized the embassy's relocation but left the decision to presidents….