Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel

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Donald Trump is expected to announce today that the United States recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and that he is moving the US Embassy there from Tel Aviv, risking a furious backlash in the Middle East.

The move sparked warnings from Middle East and European leaders that it could derail a fledgling US-led peace effort and unleash violent protests and turmoil in the region.

Senior Trump administration officials said the US president was simply “recognising a historic and present reality”. They said moving the embassy would take years, but Mr. Trump had directed the US...


Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel


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