Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, alongside his minister for foreign affairs Marise Payne, discusses a plan to overturn decades of Australian foreign policy and move Australia’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Photo: EPA
Victor Kattan
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Asian Angle by Victor Kattan

Australia should tread lightly on Jerusalem, or risk a boomerang effect

In following Trump and suggesting Canberra will recognise the city as the capital of Israel, PM Scott Morrison is risking overseas trade with the Muslim world for domestic Jewish votes he does not need

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, alongside his minister for foreign affairs Marise Payne, discusses a plan to overturn decades of Australian foreign policy and move Australia’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Photo: EPA
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