Bahrain foreign minister defends Australia’s decision on Jerusalem

FILE PHOTO: Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa attends the Arab Foreign meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser/File Photo

DUBAI (Reuters) – The foreign minister of U.S. ally Bahrain has defended Australia’s formal recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would not affect a future Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital. Australia’s government announced the decision on Saturday, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but said it would not […]

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