An Israeli cabinet minister, Ofir Akunis, confirmed that the annexation process would not begin on Wednesday, telling Israel's Army Radio that officials were still working out the final details with their U.S. counterparts.
In a dissenting voice, the AfD's Anton Friesen said the annexation was in Israel's national interest.
If Israel goes ahead with the annexation, a move that has already been condemned by among others the European Union, what could the consequences be?
Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would extinguish any lingering hopes of establishing a viable independent Palestinian state alongside Israel.
Boris Johnson has urged Israel not to plough ahead with plans to annex parts of the occupied Palestinian territories, warning PM Benjamin Netanyahu that the United Kingdom wouldn't "recognize any changes to the 1967 lines".More news: 'Surprised' Vettel insists there was no new Ferrari deal
"Annexation would put in jeopardy the progress that Israel has made in improving relationships with the Arab and Muslim world", Johnson wrote, calling for a solution that allows for justice and security for both Israelis and Palestinians.
Israel's coalition government has agreed July 1 as the date from which it can begin implementing US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal, which paves the way for annexations of Jewish West Bank settlements and potentially the Jordan Valley.
Ms Payne said she had raised Australia's concerns with the annexation plans directly with her Israeli counterpart.
Randi Skurka, acting CEO for StandWithUs Canada - a charitable group dedicated to informing the public about Israel and to combating anti-Semitism-said they plan to have trucks at the Toronto-area events to fight back against the "vicious anti-Israel hate" and agenda of these hate groups to end Israel's existence.
The plan has come under strong worldwide criticism.More news: U.S. trade deficit rises 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion
Johnson, whose great-grandfather was Jewish, reflected on his time at an Israeli kibbutz as a teenager and called himself a "life-long friend, admirer and supporter of Israel".
The UK chimed in as well, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying annexation would violate global law and harm Israel's drive to improve relations with the Arab world.
Several thousand Palestinians marched in Gaza City for a day of rage on Wednesday to protest the annexation plans, one of several demonstrations that were expected in Palestinian areas. The plan has also attracted opposition from some settler leaders and pro-settler politicians who have voiced concern that annexation could lead to the creation of a Palestinian state, which they oppose.
The EU has also strongly opposed the U.S. plan, mounting a diplomatic campaign against the project.More news: Samsung not to attend IFA 2020: Report #116929