According to local sources, a demonstration is occurring on Friday afternoon in the vicinity of the Baitul Mukarrom National Mosque. The demonstration is reportedly in reaction to the recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka encourages U.S. citizens to exercise caution as demonstrations could continue to occur over the next several days.
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