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Trump / Middle East / Jerusalem #1118488

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The shift in US policy for the Middle East with President Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel & the move of the US embassy with the potential for violence featured; scenes shown of a Palestinian protest. [TRUMP - announces recognizing Jerusalem as the capital: "I am delivering."] The reactions of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Turkish foreign minister Meviut Cavusoglia†, British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron† quoted. [Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - calls it historic.] Trump's plan to send Vice President Mike Pence to the region with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travelling in Vienna discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: James Longman) The extra security at US embassies due to the threat of violence featured; scenes shown of protests in Gaza.

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha;
Longman, James

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