Israel: Embassies:Written question - 285192

(Birmingham, Northfield)

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Asked on: 02 September 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Israel: Embassies
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what contingency planning is being undertaken by his Department on the potential relocation of the UK Embassy in Israel; and when the results of that contingency planning will be made available to Ministers.
Answered by: Dr Andrew Murrison
Answered on: 05 September 2019

The British Embassy to Israel is based in Tel Aviv and we have no plans to move it. Our position on the status of Jerusalem is clear and long-standing: it should be determined in a negotiated settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of the Israeli and Palestinian states.

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