There has been global criticism after U.S. President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The change reverses nearly seven decades of American policy towards the holy city, as Jerusalem has been claimed by both Israelis, and Palestinians since the mid-20th century. The White House also set in motion a plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. CGTN’s Jessica Stone has the latest on a move that’s deepened tensions in the Middle East.
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