The decision that the American minister of Foreign Affairs Mike Pompeo last year, on October 18 announced, it means a new stage in the ever worsening relations between the administration of president Donald Trump and the Palestinians. That is, it follows after Trumps controversial decision to the embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem to move. the
In september the Us government announced plans for all the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington shut down would be because the Palestinians refuse, with Trump administration, to talk, and they do not want to participate in peace talks with Israel.
Also announced Washington the end of the bilateral financial support, and the contributions to UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees.Jerusalem
The diplomatic ties between the U.S. and the Palestinian authority have been frozen since Trump Jerusalem at the end of 2017-declared capital of Israel and decided to the American embassy to relocate.
The status of Jerusalem is controversial. Both the Israelis and Palestinians make claim to the historic city. Israel claims Jerusalem as its "eternal and indivisible capital", including the Arab eastern part of the city, which in 1967 during the six day War was conquered. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of an independent Palestinian state. This is why most embassies are located in Tel Aviv.