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Putin 'deeply concerned' by Trump's Jerusalem move

Russian president Vladimir Putin is "deeply concerned" by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, the Kremlin said Thursday, according to AFP.

In a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Putin called for the Palestinians and Israel to "hold back" and renew negotiations.

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