WATCH as Chinese FM says “we support an independent Palestine with East Jerusalem as capital”

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December 7, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

BEIJING, China – The spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Geng Shuang, said China would support an independent Palestine with with East Jerusalem as its capital, during a press conference in Beijing on Thursday. 

This comes just one day after the United States became the fifth country and first major power to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

China has long supported an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Since the announcement, violence has flared up across the Palestinian territories, most significantly in Bethlehem and Ramallah. 

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