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Jerusalem is Israel's capital, says Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, overturning decades of official US policy. Mr Trump described the move as "a long overdue step" to advance the Middle East peace process. The fate of the ancient city is one of the thorniest issues between Israel and the Palestinians.Israel called Mr Trump's move "historic" but there has been sharp international criticism.

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