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Tillerson sees 'opportunity' for Mideast peace

JERUSALEM – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration continues to believe there's "a very good opportunity" to achieve Middle East peace despite President Donald Trump's impending moves on Jerusalem.

 

Tillerson is speaking in Brussels ahead of Trump's announcement that he's declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Tillerson says he doesn't want to discuss any decision before Trump announces it himself. But he says people should "listen carefully" to Trump's speech in its entirety.

 

Tillerson says Trump is "very committed" to the peace process. He says the team led by Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is working "very diligently" to achieve it.