Eurovision 2019 to be held in Tel Aviv instead of Jerusalem

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Organisers confirm host city after controversy over Israel’s demand it take place in Jerusalem

The Eurovision song contest has chosen Tel Aviv to host next year’s competition, despite the Israeli government previously declaring the event would be held in Jerusalem.

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, had wanted the international music competition to be held in the holy city as part of the government’s campaign for global recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.

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