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Ukrainian parliamentarians urge President to recognize Jerusalem

86 Ukrainian lawmakers submit a bill calling on President Zelenskiy, the country’s newly elected Jewish head of state to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and follow in President Trump’s decision by relocating their ambassador and embassy to Jerusalem.

By Itamar Eichner


Ukraine might soon follow in the footsteps of the United States and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, after dozens of Ukrainian lawmakers co-authored a draft calling on the country’s new president to recognize the holy city as Israel’s capital.

Some 86 – out of 450 – members of the Ukrainian parliament (The Verkhovna Rada) already submitted the bill for a vote, according to reports in the country’s media on Friday. Continue Reading »