United States officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Posted on:07 Dec 2017 12:22:19
United States officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
07 December 2017 Current Affairs: The United States of America recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

It's a move that upends decades of U.S. policy, was the announcement made by the U.S President Donald Trump which invited lots of criticism but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu termed this as ‘historic day’ for Israel. 

The Israeli leader says his country "will continue to work with the president and his team to make that dream of peace come true.

Donald Trump is pledging to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, and Netanyahu is urging other countries to follow suit.

The Members of Israel's cabinet have praised the move as "destined" and "overdue."

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