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  Kislev 19, 5778 , 07/12/17

Russia voices 'serious concern' at US Jerusalem move

(AFP) - Russia expressed "serious concern" Thursday over United States President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, saying the move threatened security in the region.

A foreign ministry statement said that it risked aggravating already complicated Israeli-Palestinian Authority ties. It continued, "In light of this we call on all involved parties to show restraint and forgo any action that would be fraught with dangerous and uncontrollable consequences."

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