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EU leaders say Jerusalem stance ‘unchanged’ after Trump move

European Union leaders on Thursday rejected US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, saying they stuck by their view that the city’s status should be settled by negotiation. Trump’s administration invited widespread criticism earlier this month when it officially recognised Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, effectively …

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The Latest: ‘Long overdue,’ Trump says about Jerusalem

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital (all times local): 12:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is previewing his announcement on Israel — saying at the White House that “it’s long overdue.” The president isn’t offering details of the decision during a …

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Global concern mounts over Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Global concern mounted on Wednesday ahead of an announcement by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with Pope Francis joining a list of leaders warning of the potential for dangerous fallout. The move by Trump, set to come in a speech later Wednesday, would upend decades …

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