Wed, Dec. 6, 2017: Trump announces U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump has announced that the US formally recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will begin the process of moving its embassy to the city, breaking with decades of US policy.

Here is the transcript of that announcement, made in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Wednesday, December 6. Continue reading “Wed, Dec. 6, 2017: Trump announces U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital”