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Kremlin: US embassy move to Jerusalem may further worsen Israel-Palestinian relations

A Palestinian man walks with his donkey at Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. US officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday, Dec. 6, and instruct the State Department to begin the multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. His decision could have deep repercussions across the region. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Russia was concerned that the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian authorities could be aggravated further by US President Donald Trump’s plans to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
“However, we would not discuss the decisions which have not been taken yet,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters.
Trump on Wednesday will deliver remarks about his decision on whether to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, White House Press Secretary Sarah Saders said on Tuesday.

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