Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday with his announcement and instructions to begin the process of moving the embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
With Trump’s Jerusalem Move Setting Off Violent Ripples, Palestine Looks to India for Stronger Statement
India’s statement did not directly refer to the two-state solution or East Jerusalem, which is India’s traditional position on Palestine – and it was noticed.
India’s response was muted, with no reiteration of its long standing position on East Jerusalem being the future capital of Palestine.
Stepping behind the White House podium for the last time, Obama’s seemed to be addressing an audience of one: the man who will replace him at noon Friday.
Trump spokesman said the president-elect “remains firmly committed” to relocating the embassy but said the logistics have not been decided yet.