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Australia Considers Recognising Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

2018-10-16 06:38
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, whose government faces a crucial by-election that could weaken its grip on power, said on Oct. 16 Canberra was open to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and shifting its embassy there. Such a move, which would follow U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial decision in December to do just that, would reverse decades of foreign policy and inflame tension with some of Australia's Asian neighbors. Credit: ABC