During clashes with residents of the Palestinian territories by Israel police December 7, injured at least 31 people. About it reports Reuters, citing medics.
11 people were wounded from firearms, and another 20 were damaged by rubber bullets. One of the victims is in critical condition.
Protesters threw stones at Israeli police and chanted «Death to America! Death to the fool Trump!»
On the evening of 7 December from the Northern part of the Gaza strip into Israel fired a number of missiles, according to the publication Newsru.com.il. As a result of fire there were no injuries.
Responsibility for the attempted attack took the militants of the «brigades of the Nasser Salah ad-DIN», which stated that it was their «response to aggression against Jerusalem.»
According to the newspaper, in response tanks and air force of the IDF (Israel defense forces) attacked the positions of Hamas.
On 6 December, the President of the United States Donald trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the postponement of the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the us President for this decision and stated that Israel will always ensure religious freedom for Jews, Christians and Muslims.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the recognition of the trump Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is tantamount to the failure of the US mediator in the peace talks. In 2014, he offered to make Jerusalem the shared capital of two States.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan initiated an emergency meeting of the leaders of the organization of Islamic cooperation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of France Emmanuel macron and Prime Minister of great Britain, Theresa may, did not support the decision of trump.
December 7, in Jerusalem riots broke out.
The UN Security Council on 8 December will gather for a meeting at the request of eight States in connection with the decision of the President of the United States.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem after the 1967 war and considers the entire city its undivided capital. The international community does not recognize and insists that the city’s status should be determined in the course of the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks. The Palestinians, in turn, want to declare East Jerusalem the capital of their state.
The administrative capital of Israel is now in tel Aviv and the Palestinian authority based in Ramallah.
In the clashes of the Arabs and the Israel police injured more than 30 people 08.12.2017