Egyptian analyst: Arabs will not be able to respond US to transfer its Embassy to Jerusalem
CAIRO, December 7. /TASS/. The Arab countries will not be able to take effective measures in response to Washington’s decision on the transfer of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This opinion, according to the newspaper Al Ahram, expressed on Wednesday, political analyst, former Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Egypt Mohammed al-Munisi.
“In response to the US decision on the part of Arab States not taken any decisive, positive steps,” said a former Egyptian diplomat. According to him, “even some countries in the region linked economically with the United States, do not have a strong enough position that would allow them to affect the opinions of Washington or, especially, on the decisions of the United States.”
As said al-Munisi, the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is an attempt of US President Donald trump “to appease the Jewish lobby in the us Congress, as well as the desire to distract from domestic problems in the United States.” According to Egyptian analyst, “this is the step, which is very long awaited Israel.” “Israel noted the political scientist, — more all will benefit from this decision of the administration of the trump.”
Former Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Egypt also warned about the dangerous consequences of Washington’s decision to the United States. Al-Munisi believes that the U.S. administration “would do well to listen to the voice of reason when making this decision, as it will cause endless rage in the Arab world and will directly affect U.S. interests and citizens in the middle East”.