Australia: West Jerusalem is capital Israel

Australia: West Jerusalem is capital Israel

World December 15, 2018 08:00

sydney - Australia has officially recognized West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. That is what the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday. The country will not immediately become its embassy in Tel Aviv...

'Australia now recognizes West Jerusalem, where the Knesset and many government agencies are located, as the capital of Israel,' Morrison said. 'We look forward to moving our embassy to West Jerusalem as soon as practically possible,' he told reporters in Sydney. He also said that he is for the recognition of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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