USA: Trump declares Jerusalem capital of Israel, vows to move embassy

The US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday in a live televised address from Washington D.C. and started the process of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv. World leaders condemned the decision as a threat to the Middle East peace process. Trump promised to recognise Jerusalem as the capital during his election campaign. The decision of the US... Еще president is likely to lead to tensions in the holy city which is home to key religious sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity. Israel has always claimed Jerusalem as its capital, while Palestinians demand that annexed East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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