UK officials considered need for Israel embassy in Jerusalem ‘inevitable’

INTERNATIONAL British officials considered it inevitable that Jerusalem would one day become Israel’s capital and identified land for use as a future embassy in the city from the 1950s, UK government records seen by Middle East Eye reveal. Documents detailing negotiations between the UK and Israeli governments over the transfer of British-held assets dating[…]

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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Australia has recognised West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but an embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said On Saturday, Canberra became one of just a few governments around the world to follow US President Donald Trump’s lead and recognise the city as Israel’s capital.[…]

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