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Tributes paid to Israel on its 70th birthday

Donald Trump joined Boris Johnson and more to congratulate Israel

    People watch fireworks during a celebration of Israel's Independence day in the independence park in Jerusalem, on April 19, 2018.
    People watch fireworks during a celebration of Israel's Independence day in the independence park in Jerusalem, on April 19, 2018. (Guo Yu/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images)

    On the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel, tributes have been paid on social media. Here are some of them - with a number of names notable by their absence.

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