Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

Wochit News - Thursday, 7 December 2017

President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The move reversed decades of U.S.

policy and could imperil Middle East peace efforts.

Trump announced his administration would begin a process of moving the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu hailed the announcement as a โ€œhistoric landmark." Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States abdicated its role as a mediator in peace efforts..

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