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China Unhappy With Romney’s Remarks on Jerusalem

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General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Hu Jintao. Photo: wikipedia.

Ynet/AP – China criticized Mitt Romney on Tuesday, saying the US presidential candidate’s statement that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel could worsen an already tense Mideast situation, or even reignite a war between Palestinians and Israelis.

A commentary Tuesday by the official Xinhua News Agency said Romney’s “hawkish remarks” ignored the sensitive nature of Jerusalem. It said the comments disregarded the Palestinians’ claim to the war-won eastern sector of the city, which was annexed by Israel in 1967 in a move that is not internationally recognized.

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