The Israeli and American flags are projected on the wall of the Old City of Jerusalem, December 6 2017. During a speech in Washington on Wednesday, President Donald Trump upended nearly seven decades of American policy by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Uriel Sinai/The New York Times

UN, European Union and Pope Francis criticise Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

Publication date 07 December 2017 | 17:17 | ICT

ROME — Pope Francis said, “I cannot remain silent.” The United Nations secretary-general spoke of his “great anxiety.” The European Union expressed “serious concern.” US allies like Britain, France, Germany and Italy all declared it a