Jerusalem must become the capital of Palestine. The proposal was made by the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his words are reports Reuters.
According to the Turkish leader, to this solution, countries should encourage “terrorist acts” by Israel.
“Trampling international norms, the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Enough to walk a few steps, but to understand that the city is under occupation. Israel is a terrorist state. Terrorists-military grab kids and throw them in jail. Calling for recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the occupied state of Palestine,” according to RIA Novosti, Erdogan’s statement at the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic cooperation in Istanbul.
The US President Donald trump on December 6 announced the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He also instructed the state Department to begin work to transfer the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Criticized the decision made by many world leaders. The next day the Hamas movement that controls Gaza, called for a new uprising against Israel.
Even before the decision of trump, Ankara promised to sever relations with Israel in case of recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.
Israel proclaimed Jerusalem as its capital after the War for independence in 1949. In 1967 after the six day war he took East Jerusalem and United it with the Western, but the UN has not recognized it. Embassies of countries, including diplomatic relations with Israel are mainly in tel Aviv, Ramat Gan and Herzliya.
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