Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, embassy not moving yet

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia formally recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday. Israel described the move as a step in the right direction. Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said the announcement was born of Australian […]

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