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US Vetoes UN Resolution Rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure. The veto cast by US Ambassador Nikki Haley highlighted Washington’s isolation over Trump’s announcement that the US embassy will…

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In US Congress, Robust Backing for Trump’s Jerusalem Move

US lawmakers across the political spectrum reacted positively to President Donald Trump’s announcement Wednesday that he is recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, although some warned the move would enflame tensions and stall peace efforts. Several Democrats and Trump’s Republicans hailed the move as long overdue. “Jerusalem has been, and always…

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