Earlier this month, Trump delivered a speech in the White House, formally declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital, adding that he also ordered his aides to start process of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that has been condemned by the global community as unproductive, dangerous, and against worldwide law.
Media reports confirm that the resolution has wide support on the council, and the body could vote as soon as Monday or Tuesday, on the matter.
The one-page draft resolution reviewed by Bloomberg News "demands that all States comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the Holy City of Jerusalem, and not to recognize any actions or measures contrary to those resolutions".
Arabic foreign ministers agreed to seek a UN SC resolution on the issue and it also expressed "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem".
Aside from the United States, Britain, China, France and Russian Federation can veto any resolution presented at the council, which requires nine votes for adoption. On Friday, December 8, the Permanent Representative of Palestine to the UN, Riyad Mansour, called on the United States to rescind their decision on the status of Jerusalem.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has praised Trump's decision as "the just and right thing to do".
The text also calls on all United Nations member states not to move their diplomatic missions to Jerusalem.
A UN Security Council resolution adopted in December past year "underlines that it will not recognize any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines, including with regard to Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the parties through negotiations".
Trump's decision on the status of Jerusalem has sparked protests in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Erdogan said Turkey aims to open an embassy in East Jerusalem; however, it was not clear how he would carry out the move, as Israel controls all of Jerusalem and calls the city its indivisible capital. They said that Washington's decision de facto deprived the U.S. of the status of mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.
Israel seized then Jordan-controlled East Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War.
Backed by Muslim countries, the Palestinians are expected to turn to the UN General Assembly to adopt a resolution rejecting the USA decision, if, as expected, the measure is vetoed by the United States at the council.
The worldwide community does not recognize the move and considers the status of the city to be one of the core problems of the Middle East conflict, which should be resolved on the basis of an agreement with the Palestinians, who claim the eastern part of Jerusalem.