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U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Politics 07.12.2017 | 12:33
Photo: Internet
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BEIJING, 7 December (BelTA - Xinhua) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday his official recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and instructed moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move triggered wide criticism and concerns around the world.

The United Nations (UN) Security Council will convene an emergency session Friday to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, according to the French mission to the UN.

"France, together with Bolivia, Egypt, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, UK & Uruguay, has requested an emergency meeting of the Security Council on #Jerusalem," the French mission to the UN tweeted on Wednesday.

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