Australia Considers Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

17 Oct 2018

Australia is considering officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving their embassy in Israel there.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison may also reconsider Australia’s support of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and have his country’s UN ambassador vote against Palestine becoming chair of the G77 group of developing nations.

Morrison said that moving the Australian embassy to Jerusalem “could potentially … advance the two-state solution process. The other one hasn’t been working that well.”

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