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Benjamin Netanyahu hails Trump's Jerusalem declaration as 'historic'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday as "historic" and a "courageous and just decision".

Published: 07th December 2017 01:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 01:11 AM   |  A+A-

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.|AP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.|AP

By AFP

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday as "historic" and a "courageous and just decision".

Netanyahu also pledged no change to the status quo at Jerusalem's highly sensitive holy sites in the city sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims.



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