Turkey's Erdogan tells Muslim summit Jerusalem is capital of Palestine

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Posted: Dec 13, 2017 4:13 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on world powers to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine on Wednesday and said the United States should reverse a decision recognizing the city as Israel's capital.

Addressing a summit of Muslim leaders in Istanbul, Erdogan described Washington's decision last week as a reward for Israeli "terror acts" and said the city was a red line for Muslims.

(Reporting by Ercan Gurses; Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Dominic Evans)