Israel approval vs anger in Palestine over Jerusalem recognition

Outside of Israel, Trump's official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital has drawn widespread condemnation.

The White House claims the decision has no impact on the final status of Jerusalem and argues the move could jump start the peace process.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the US was encouraging the occupation of Palestine and had withdrawn from its role as peace mediator.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from the occupied East Jerusalem.

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