Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

U.S. to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This was stated by the President of the United States Donald trump, whose performance was broadcast on Twitter.

«I have decided that now is the time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,» he said.

Trump also announced the postponement of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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.

The head of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas in 2014, offered to make Jerusalem the shared capital of two States.

Still being the candidate for US President, trump promised Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu if he wins the election to recognize Jerusalem as the «undivided» capital of Israel.

On 6 December the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has initiated an emergency meeting of the leaders of the organization of Islamic cooperation due to the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.




Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel 07.12.2017

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