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August 3, 2012 3:00 am

The World Remains Divided Over Jerusalem

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Mitt Romney at the Western Wall. Photo: Screenshot.

Times of Israel – If even the White House refuses to call Jerusalem Israel’s capital, you might think the United Nations surely wouldn’t either. But in one official document, the UN unequivocally lists Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — with no ifs, ands or buts.

It’s an anomaly that highlights the ongoing dispute over Jerusalem’s status — in diplomatic and media circles — 62 years after Israel proclaimed it the capital, 45 years after it captured the Old City and East Jerusalem in the 1967 war, and 32 years after it then claimed the “complete, united city” as its capital.

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