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Trump says he 'may' attend US embassy opening in Jerusalem

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 05, 2018, 05.42 PM (IST)

Donald Trump on Monday said he 'may' attend United States embassy opening in Jerusalem.

Also read: Israeli Prime Minister to meet Trump in White House as scandal grows back home

The US embassy opening is scheduled to take place on May 14 of this year coinciding with 70th anniversary of the founding day of Jerusalem.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting the United States on Monday during which he is also scheduled for lunch with the US Prime Minister.

Trump has offered unswerving support for Israel and its government in the past.

During the visit, the duo to discuss his Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital triggering an outrage from all over the world.

Controversial move of Jerusalem as Israeli capital received an extra boost on Monday when Guatemala also announced to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.