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Unconfirmed press reports say the US may recognise Jerusalem – or call it the “undivided” capital of Israel. Palestinians say any form of recognition would end peace hopes

Palestinians to Kushner: Peace process ends if Trump backs Israel on Jerusalem (Times of Israel)
A delegation from the Palestinian Authority met on Friday with presidential adviser Jared Kushner to warn the Trump Administration that if it announces the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, or if President Donald Trump makes remarks acknowledging Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, this would mark the end of the peace process, Israeli TV reports said.

Kushner: Trump still examining US embassy move (Ynet)
President Trump’s special Middle East advisor Jared Kushner says during Saban Forum interview his father-in-law still deliberating over whether to implement a presidential campaign pledge to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; ‘He’s looking into all the facts … He’ll be the one to want to tell you. Not me.’

Hamas calls for ‘intifada’ in response to Trump’s Jerusalem bid (i24news)
“Hamas considers that such a decision represents a blatant attack by the United States of America on the city, and grants Israel the legitimacy to Jerusalem,” declared the statement released on Saturday

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