Israel 'studying' Russian statement on Jerusalem recognition

April 6, 2017 6:38 PM

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JERUSALEM – Israel says it is looking into a Russian statement that recognizes its claim to Jerusalem while also recognizing the Palestinian claim.

Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday it reaffirms "the status of east Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state...we regard west Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel."

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