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Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, vows to move embassy

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital as Palestinians protest by burning representations of the American and Israeli flags. Photos: AP

President Trump announced Wednesday that he will officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S. embassy to the city.

"My announcement today marks the beginning of a new approach to conflict between Israel and the Palestinians," he said.