Guardian corrects error over countries recognising Jerusalem

An article in (Guardian sister site) The Observer (“Nine Quarters of Jerusalem by Matthew Teller review – a new map of a contested city”, March 6), by their former Middle East editor Ian Black, claimed that the United States is the only country which recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital:

Israel  claims Jerusalem as its capital, though that is not recognised by most countries (except the US), which maintain their embassies in Tel Aviv.

As we noted in an email to the Guardian Readers’ Editor, there are four countries which recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: the US, Guatemala, Honduras and Kosovo.
Our complaint was upheld, the sentence corrected, and the following addendum added::
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