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Indonesia condemns U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital
December 7, 2017 / 5:12 AM / 10 days ago

Indonesia condemns U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Bogor, INDONESIA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, leader of the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, onThursday condemned the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he speaks during a joint news conference with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo

“Indonesia strongly condemns the United States’ unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and asks the U.S. to reconsider the decision,” Widodo told a news conference.

“This can rock global security and stability,” he said.

Reporting by Jakarta bureau; Writing by Kanupriya Kapoor; Editing by Nick Macfie

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