Australian PM criticised for possibly recognising Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, whose government faces a crucial by-election in four days, said on Tuesday Canberra was open to recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, prompting concern from Indonesian and Palestinian officials. Morrison’s comments about recognising Jerusalem and possibly moving Australia’s embassy there, just like U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial decision […]

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