Split reaction to Australian recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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Arab states condemn Scott Morrison’s announcement but Israel welcomes ‘step in the right direction’

The Australian government’s recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has attracted mixed international reaction.

The prime minister, Scott Morrison, confirmed the decision in a speech in Sydney on Saturday following months of speculation.

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Official response from the Indonesian foreign ministry to the Jerusalem decision. Relatively restrained. But no mention of when the FTA will be signed. And the million dollar question is whether, or to what extent, domestic politics will influence what happens next. @smh @theage pic.twitter.com/Eg1dkJzdiN

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