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Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Gets Negative Reactions

(VOA): U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has met with criticism in the Arab world as well as in Europe and elsewhere. In a speech Wednesday, Trump described the move as a "long overdue step" after his predecessors failed to abide by the 22-year-old U.S. pledge to Israel. But the status of Jerusalem is a contentious issue many believe should be negotiated between the Israelis and the Palestinians. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.

(This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is Voice Of America auto-generated from a RSS feed)

Published Date: Friday, December 8th, 2017 | 12:45 AM

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