【视频新闻】BBC One-minute World News 2017-12-07

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In a statement, the Gulf kingdom said President Donald Trump's announcement was "unjustified and irresponsible". But Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hailed it as "a historic day". President Trump's move reversed decades of US policy. The fate of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest issues between Israel and the Palestinians. Eight of the 15 nations who are currently members of the United Nations Security Council have called for the body to hold an urgent meeting on the US decision by the end of the week.

Homes are being consumed by large fires spreading across the southern California countryside. Firefighters are tackling the blaze as residents flee the affected areas, but attempts at controlling the spread of the fire have been unsuccessful. Drivers filmed the flames from their cars on the 405 near Bel Air.

The end of the era of throwaway plastic has been signalled by UN environment ministers meeting in Kenya. They signed off a document stating that the flow of plastic into the ocean must be stopped. Scientists welcomed the statement, but were unhappy the agreement was only based in principle, with no firm targets or timetables. Ministers say it's a milestone because it shows governments, industry and the public that a major change is needed.

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美国总统特朗普于美东时间12月6日下午1时(北京时间12月7日凌晨2时)宣布,承认耶路撒冷为以色列首都,并指示迁移美国大使馆。这次宣布,扭转了美国政府22年来的做法,并创全球先例;外界担心,此举将打破中东局势平衡。特朗普表示,这一举动是“正确的”,并且符合美国利益。此举引发各地民众抗议,各国外交部谴责。

当地时间2017年12月4日以来,受焚风效应影响,美国洛杉矶周边多个区域发生丛林火灾,火势目前仍处失控状态。加州州长布朗已于当地时间12月5日下午宣布,南加州洛杉矶县及文图拉县进入紧急状态。

200多国家参与的第三届联合国环境大会于2017年12月4日至6日在肯尼亚内罗毕举行。会上签署的文件明确表示必须停止塑料流入海洋。科学家对这一声明表示欢迎,但并不满意,协议只是原则性的,没有明确的目标和时间表。部长们说这是一个里程碑,因为它显示了政府、工业界和公众需要进行重大变革。

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