Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump accepted Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday and announced its intention to migrate the American embassy there, a move were supposed to inflame frictions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace.

“Today, we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. This is nothing more or less than an acknowledgement of world. It is also the best thing to do, ” Trump said from the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room.

“After more than two decades of waivers, we are no closer to a lasting peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. It would be folly is of the view that reciting the exact same formula would now display a different or better outcome, ” he added.

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