Romney: Jerusalem is capital of Israel
For presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Jerusalem and not Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel. Romney made the pronouncement during his stop in Israel as part of a seven-day overseas tour adding that the United States needs to be “unapologetic ambassadors” to push for the advancement of common values between the two nations, including the insistence that Jerusalem is the cornerstone of the nation. Previous administrations have avoided the topic as Palestinians also see the city as the future capital of a state they hope to establish in the future. Romney also spoke up against Iran, promising that his administration would make it the “highest national security priority” to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear capabilities. 

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