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Saudi Arabia's King Salman rejects US plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

He said East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories

AFP/PTI  |  Dhahran 

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File photo of Saudi Arabia's King Salman | Photo: Reuters

Saudi Arabia's on Sunday opened an Arab League summit by criticising US President Donald Trump's decision to transfer the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

"We reiterate our rejection of the US decision on Jerusalem," the king said in a speech in Dhahran in eastern

"East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories," he added.

First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 19:42 IST
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