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Turkey, Jordan Object to President Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Turkey, Jordan Object to President Trump's Jerusalem Decision

December 06, 2017 04:21 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition doesn't automatically make Jerusalem the capital of Israel.
    
Cavusoglu said Wednesday in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, that "with one announcement by a country, Jerusalem cannot be the capital of Israel."
    
Cavusoglu adds, "You can't come out and say, 'I'm a great power, I can do what I want.'
    
"There can be no understanding under which one can say I made such an announcement and it will become reality," Cavusoglu insists.
    
He says "the whole world opposes it and it is wrong."
    
Cavusoglu also describes Trump's move as a "dangerous step," adding, "we would have wished that this decision were never taken."
 

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