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Indonesia Slams American Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Indonesia strongly criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to move the American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a symbolic and controversial move that is seen as showing partisan bias for Israel since both Israel and the Palestinians claim the holy city as their capital.  Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi showed up at a democracy conference in Jakarta Thursday morning in a black-and-white keffiyeh scarf, a symbol of solidarity with Palestine, and did not mince words. “We condemn this recognition,” she said, in her opening speech to the Bali…

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