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the latest: rex tillerson defends trump's move on jerusalem

jerusalem — the latest on the fallout from president donald trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital (all times local):12:45 p.m.u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson has responded to criticism over president donald trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital by saying that he u.s. president is merely recognizing reality.tillerson defended trump's move on the sidelines of an organization for security and cooperation in europe conference in vienna. foreign ministers from the osce nations are roundly condemning the decision.tillerson says the united states would still support a two-state solution to the israeli-palestinian conflict "if that's the desire of the two parties." he says jerusalem's final status is still for israelis and palestinians to workout.tillerson says "the whole world" wants a peace process and the u.s. still believes there's an opportunity.___12:40 p.m.french president emmanuel macron says he disapproves of the trump administration's decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital, calling it a "unilateral decision."he says the status of jerusalem should be part of an international decision between israel and the palestinians. macron spoke to reporters in qatar on thursday, during a one-day visit to the country.macron says: "i don't share in this decision, and i disapprove." he added that france remains attached to "a solution of two states, israeli and palestinian, with jerusalem as the capital for both of them...