United States Formally Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

WayneDupreeShowPublished: December 6, 201725 plays$0.17 earned
Published: December 6, 2017

“I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” the president said during a speech in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.

The move fulfills a campaign promise made to religious conservatives. But it could also inflame tensions across the Middle East.

“This is nothing more or less than a recognition of reality," Trump said. "It is also the right thing to do. It’s something that has to be done.”

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