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Vice President Pence (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem on Monday. The visit, initially scheduled for December before being postponed, is the final leg of a trip that has included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a U.S. military facility near the Syrian border. Ariel Schalit/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Pence addressed the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on Monday. He said a new U.S. Embassy would open in the city by the end of next year. Ariel Schalit/Pool/Reuters hide caption

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A Palestinian paints a picture showing President Trump and the sole of a shoe in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Confusion Follows Trump's Tweeted Threat To Cut Aid To Palestinians

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned that the U.S. "will take note of each and every vote" on a resolution on the decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on Monday. The Council voted on a resolution that expressed "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem," without mentioning the U.S. by name. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital a crime and said he'll appeal to the United Nations. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. views Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a controversial move that complicates Middle East politics. Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A picture taken from the Mount of Olives shows the Old City of Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock. President Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, upending decades of U.S. policy and ignoring dire warnings from Arab and Western allies alike. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Successive American presidents have signed waivers deferring a congressional act calling for the U.S. Embassy to be moved to Jerusalem. President Trump signed such a waiver in June, saying he wanted to give U.S.-brokered Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts a chance to succeed. But in recent days, U.S. officials indicated the president was considering moving the embassy. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Dmitri Diliani, a Palestinian member of the Greek Orthodox church, stands on the roof of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem overlooking the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, which houses the traditional tomb of Jesus. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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