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UNSC meets today to discuss US move on occupied Jerusalem
December 08, 2017

UN Security Council (UNSC) meets on Friday to discuss US President Donald Trump’s announcement to recognize occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Request for the meeting was made by France, Bolivia, Egypt, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, Britain and Uruguay.

The council members will be briefed by Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov, via video-link from Jerusalem on the issue.

Meanwhile, the Arab League will also hold an emergency meeting in Cairo tomorrow to discuss the situation. (Reuters)