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India should also shift its embassy to Jerusalem: Swamy

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Senior (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday called for shifting of India's embassy in to from Tel Aviv.

Taking to Twitter, the MP said, "has international recognition of a part of as its territory, hence should shift its embassy to this part of the city."

The tweet comes hours after United States President Donald Trump ordered his administration to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city after recognising as the capital of

Jerusalem is considered a sacred place, which is home to Jewish, Christian and Muslim holy sites. However, it is also a disputed territory, contested by both Israel and Palestine, which sees it as a capital of its future state.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 07:55 IST