More than 10 thousand Palestinians went out to protest because of USA Embassy in Jerusalem
Moscow. May 14. INTERFAX.RU On the administrative border of the Gaza strip on Monday held Palestinian “March of return” and protests against the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, according to inter-Arab TV channel “al Jazeera”.
At the moment, near the administrative border of the Gaza strip to Israel were about 10 thousand Palestinians, reports the TV channel. Some demonstrators tried to cross the border fence. It is noted that at least 20 people on Monday were injured.
Protests may 14 is dedicated to the commemoration of the Nakba — the “catastrophe” in connection with the creation in 1948 of the state of Israel, and discovery in Jerusalem of the U.S. Embassy.
The IDF distributed leaflets that called on Gaza residents to abandon the mass protests and attempts to cross the border fence.
In December 2017, the US President Donald trump made the decision to move the American Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem, recognizing the last capital of the country, which caused a wave of discontent in Palestine and other Arab countries.
HelpWhat you need to know about the dispute around Jerusalemand trump announced the postponement of the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem, effectively recognizing the latter as the capital of Israel. The conflict in the region threatens to flare up again.Read more