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Russia among very first to declare officially, West Jerusalem is Capital of Israel


In a statement on Russia’s official Foreign Ministry website, the Kremlin adjusted its previous policy that Jerusalem should be under control of a permanent int’l authority, to being the Capital of the State of Israel.

By i24NEWS


The Kremlin on Thursday declared that it views West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a statement on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s official website, making Russia one of the first countries to recognize any part of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The Knesset, Israel’s parliament, is located in Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish State. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

“We reaffirm our commitment to the UN-approved principles for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, which include the status of East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state,” read the statement. Continue Reading »