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Iran says Trump Jerusalem move will spark 'new intifada'

AFP  |  Tehran 

strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise as the capital of today, saying it threatened a "new intifada", or uprising.

"The provocative and unwise decision by the US... will provoke Muslims and inflame a new intifada and an escalation of radical, angry and violent behaviour," said the Iranian foreign ministry in a statement on its website.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 02:25 IST
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