The status of Jerusalem in the royal itinerary for Prince William's upcoming visit has angered an Israeli Cabinet member.
Jerusalem affairs minister Zeev Elkin wrote on Facebook Monday that a "distortion" cannot "change reality."
The Prince is to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next week, the first official visit by a British royal.
His schedule lists Jerusalem as part of the "Occupied Palestinian Territories."
Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 war from Jordan and annexed it in a move not internationally recognized.
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Israel views the territory, home to key holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, as an inseparable part of its capital.
Palestinians claim it as the capital of a future state.
The city's fate is an emotional issue at the heart of the conflict.