“The way Jerusalem is defined is an issue that needs to be resolved within the context of resolution of issues between Israel and Palestine,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today.

When asked if she thought it was a step towards peace or a step backwards she said, “this won’t take us further”.

[Read the full story and watch the video on One News here]

Read what the Israel Institute of New Zealand has to say on the US move to recognise Jerusalem here

And read what the World Jewish Congress has to say about it here.