President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem won’t change New Zealand’s attitude, Foreign Minister Winston Peters says.

There’s been widespread criticism of the move but Peters isn’t adding his voice to it.

“I don’t think it helps for us to join, from this far away, a chorus of statements,” he told Radio NZ on Friday.

“Our position is we are not going to move our representation.

“We won’t be changing our view of where the embassy should be, it’s going to remain in Ankara.”

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