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US recognises Jerusalem as Israel capital: Trump

IANS  |  Washington 

on Wednesday announced that the United States now recognises as Israel's capital.

Trump described the move as "a long overdue step" to advance the Middle East peace process, the BBC reported.

The President said his country would support the two-state solution if both and Palestine approved.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman had warned that the development would hold dangerous consequences for the region.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 23:59 IST
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