UK: Anti-Trump protest hits US Embassy in London

Around 500 protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in London on Saturday, to protest against US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The protesters mainly came from the Midlands, and held placards affirming that «Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine.» One protester likened Israeli's actions in the West Bank to those of «a group of armed robbers... Еще.» The protest comes in a long series of demonstrations across the world since Trump's recognition on December 6. The status of the Holy City is a contentious issue in the Middle East peace process, as Israelis have always claimed Jerusalem as their capital while Palestinians demand that annexed East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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