U.K exploring embassy site in Jerusalem

Friday, September 15, 2000 | by

NEW YORK (JPS)—As Israeli, Palestinian and U.S. officials were sounding downbeat about reaching a compromise on Jerusalem, so

The expectation is that consulates now operating in east Jerusalem will, in case of an agreement, become embassies for their respective countries in a new Palestinian state.

Only Costa Rica and El Salvador maintain embassies in Jerusalem, though experts expect a rush of embassy transfers to the capital if an agreement is signed.