Australia Considers Moving Its Israel Embassy to Jerusalem, in Tandem With President Trump

Oct 16, 2018 - Time Magazine

(CANBERRA, Australia ) — Australia’s prime minister said Tuesday that he was open to shifting the Australian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in line with President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the contested holy city as Israel’s capital.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the idea was suggested to him by a former ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma, who is a candidate for Morrison’s conservative Liberal Party in a crucial by-election Saturday in a Sydney electorate with ...