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Trump’s recognition Jerusalem as Israeli capital draws criticism from international community

Trump’s recognition Jerusalem as Israeli capital draws criticism from international community
December 07, 2017

PESHAWAR, 7 December: The United States President Donald Trump has announced to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel which has angered the Muslim world, while several non-Muslim countries have also opposed Trump’s decision.

Trump while announcing to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital on Wednesday night directed that the US embassy be shifted from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump argued that this step has been taken in best interest of the US and ties between Palestine and Israel.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has welcomed Trump’s announcement, terming it a historic day for Israel.

The Islamic world, including Pakistan and several non-Muslim countries have opposed Trump’s announcement, saying that it will escalate polarisation. The international community has already declared Jerusalem a disputed city. Muslims consider Al Quds as their first Qibla and pay great homage to this site, while Christians and Jews also consider this city as sacred and claim its ownership.

A statement issued by the Foreign Office said the Pakistani government and people oppose this announcement by the US president and express solidarity with Palestine.

France has also opposed Trump’s announcement and termed it contrary to the principals of the United Nations Security Council.

Protests have been launched in Palestine after the announcement of Trump. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for calling an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the issue.

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