Turkey plays major role opposing US Jerusalem move

The Turkish president said he plans to open an embassy in East Jerusalem - days after leading calls for the world to recognise it as the capital of Palestine.

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    The outrage over the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital shows no sign of abating. US President Donald Trump's announcement continues to anger people far beyond the borders of the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

    Sunday saw major protests in Turkey, Indonesia and Pakistan. The Turkish president also said he plans to open an embassy in East Jerusalem - days after leading calls for the world to recognise it as the capital of Palestine.

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Ankara.


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