PA sues US over embassy relocation
by Elad Benari
September 28, 2018
The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Friday filed a case with the Hague-based International Court of Justice, asking its judges to order Washington to remove the recently relocated US embassy from Jerusalem, The Associated Press reported. The court said that the PA’s case asks its judges “to order the United States of America to withdraw the diplomatic mission from the Holy City of Jerusalem. PA files case with International Court of Justice, asking that it order Washington to remove relocated embassy from Jerusalem. READ MORE
USA TODAY Bolton says U.S. will block legal challenge from ‘so-called state of Palestine’ over embassy move The Trump administration on Wednesday said it had stymied a legal challenge to its controversial decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem – a city claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians as their capital…To block the suit, Bolton announced Wednesday the U.S. would withdraw from an optional provision of the Vienna Convention on dispute resolution.