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US officials attend opening at controversial Jerusalem dig

 


JERUSALEM (AP) — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House's mediation efforts.

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the event along with three other visiting American ambassadors as well as President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham.

The City of David Foundation unveiled what it called "the pilgrimage road," a 2,000-year-old main thoroughfare from Roman-era Jerusale...



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