Palestinians hold posters showing US Vice President Mike Pence during a protests against his visit near the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
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The United Nations Security Council is due to vote Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats said, a move likely to face a Washington veto.Trump abruptly reversed decades of U.S. policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, generating outrage from Palestinians. Trump also plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.The U.S. mission to the United Nations was not immediately available to comment Sunday.Arab foreign ministers agreed to seek a U.N. Security Council resolution on the issue. Erdogan said Turkey aims to open an embassy in East Jerusalem; however, it was not clear how he would carry out the move, as Israel controls all of Jerusalem and calls the city its indivisible capital.
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