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State of Palestine: Protesters burn US flag after Trump’s Jerusalem declaration01:43

State of Palestine: Protesters burn US flag after Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

Disputed Territory, Ramallah
December 6, 2017 at 23:51 GMT -00:00 · Published

A US flag was burnt as dozens of protesters flooded the streets of Ramallah to voice their anger after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on Wednesday.Outraged demonstrators doused the US flag with petrol and set it on fire, after ripping the flag and stamping on it.Demonstrators marched to the city centre, chanting anti-Trump slogans and waving Palestinian flags.The US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday in a live televised address from Washington D.C. and started the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv.The decision caused an immediate outrage and fury from Palestinians.Israel has always claimed Jerusalem as its capital while Palestinians demand that annexed East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a future Palestinian state.

State of Palestine: Protesters burn US flag after Trump’s Jerusalem declaration01:43
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A US flag was burnt as dozens of protesters flooded the streets of Ramallah to voice their anger after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on Wednesday.Outraged demonstrators doused the US flag with petrol and set it on fire, after ripping the flag and stamping on it.Demonstrators marched to the city centre, chanting anti-Trump slogans and waving Palestinian flags.The US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday in a live televised address from Washington D.C. and started the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv.The decision caused an immediate outrage and fury from Palestinians.Israel has always claimed Jerusalem as its capital while Palestinians demand that annexed East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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