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India made huge mistake by voting against US on Jerusalem: Swamy

At present United Nations holds holy city of Jews as partitioned and West Jerusalem belongs to Israel: Swamy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who was one of the petitioners and on whose plea a CBI probe was ordered in 2G case, at Parliament in New Delhi
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. Photo: PTI

MP on Friday denounced the government's move to oppose the United State's decision to recognise as Israel's capital at the United Nations, saying has made a "huge mistake".

joined 127 other countries to vote in the General Assembly yesterday in favour of a resolution opposing the recent decision of US to recognise as Israel's capital.

"has made a huge mistake by not voting with US and on US decision to choose West as location for its Embassy," Swamy tweeted.

"At present holds holy city of as partitioned and West Jerusalem belongs to Hence embassy can be established there," he added.

Trump had on December 6 announced that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the there from Tel Aviv, triggering protests and strong condemnation from across the world.

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First Published: Fri, December 22 2017. 22:58 IST