Israel Welcomes US Decision To Recongize Jerusalem As Its Capital. Other Regional Powers – No

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Israel Welcomes US Decision To Recongize Jerusalem As Its Capital. Other Regional Powers - No

US President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem city as the capital of Israel and announced that the US government will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem during on December 6.

“I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel … While previous presidents have made this a major campaign promise, they failed to deliver. Today, I am delivering,” Trump said during his speech, according to Reuters.

During the speech, Trump stressed that the US is not taking position on any final status issues, including contested borders of Israel. The president also said that he is willing to do everything in his power to help forge a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians and justified his decision by saying that all the previous solutions had failed.

“It would be folly to assume that repeating the exact same formula would now produce a different or better result,” Trump said.

In an official video message Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Trump’s announcement and called it “historical”. The prime minister even said that the US decision is a “step towards peace” because “there is no peace that doesn’t include Jerusalem as the capital of Israel”.

“Thank you President Trump for today’s historic decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The Jewish people and the Jewish state will be forever grateful,” Netanyahu said in the video message.

Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was faced with great anger in the Arab world, Turkey and Iran. Key players in the Israeli-Palestine peace process like Egypt and Jordan condemned Trump’s decision, and said that it can only complicate the peace process and make it harder.

From its side, the Iranian Foreign Ministry “strongly denounced” in an official statement the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Iran also warned that the US decision could lead to a new uprising in Palestine, and held the US and Israel the responsibility of any violent in the region.

“The decision will also create outrage among Muslims and fan the flames of a new Intifada, extremist moves, violence and brutality. It goes without saying that the US and the Zionist regime are responsible for the upcoming results,” the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in its statement.

The Turkish foreign ministry said in an official statement that the US decision will have a “highly negative outcomes” and will “harm the multicultural identity and historical status of Jerusalem.”

The Syrian presidency also denounced Trump’s decision, and said that the future of Jerusalem can’t be determined by any other country or president, but only by “the will of those who are faithful to the Palestinian cause.”

Trump’s announcement was also rejected by Western countries, including the UK, France, Canada and Germany. The four countries and many others stressed that it will have a bad effect on the peace process in the Middle East.

This is not the first time the international community stand together against the US during Trump’s presidency. On October 13, the international community took a similar stand against the US, after Trump denounced the nuclear deal with Iran. The two decisions show how far the US president is willing to go in order to secure Israel’s interests in the Middle East

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  • Hrky75

    This latest stunt of Trump administration clearly shows they are under total control of and are shaping US foreign policy to the tune of a foreign power – namely – wait for it – Russia of course…sarc.

  • Rodger

    “United Nations Security Council Resolution 478, adopted on 20 August 1980, is one of seven UNSC resolutions condemning Israel’s attempted annexation of East Jerusalem. In particular, UNSC res 478 notes Israel’s non-compliance with UNSC res 476[1] and condemned Israel’s 1980 Jerusalem Law which declared Jerusalem to be Israel’s “complete and united” capital, as a violation of international law. The resolution states that the Council will not recognize this law, and calls on member states to accept the decision of the council. This resolution also calls upon member states to withdraw their diplomatic missions from the city.

    The resolution was passed with 14 votes to none against, with the United States abstaining.”

  • Derapage

    Italy to hold first stage of his bicycle race ‘Giro d’Italia’ to Jerusalem so the Italy regime recognize it as the capital of Israel De Facto. In return the race will be financed by the Israeli government.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Giro_d%27Italia

  • Rob

    yanks just love to suck that mutilated jew dick… enjoy!

  • Garga

    While previous presidents have made this a major campaign promise, they failed to deliver. Today, I am delivering

    Oh, you’re a big boy, aren’t you? How is it going to better the American people’s conditions? Why should Americans give a hoot about another country’s capital location is anybody’s guess. Dear fellow Americans, if you don’t have a job, lost your home and don’t have an affordable health system, you can die happy knowing your president delivered on his promise to Israel and Zionists!
    Funny, he said the US is not going to take sides on the contested borders of Israel, but he already did by recognizing an occupied territory as a part of it.

    Frankly, I didn’t think he do it. I guess I overestimated him. Again!

    • matt

      He will help the palestinians with this step, believe me. It is not his intention, but this will lead to a ONE state solution with equal rights for ALL

      • Justin

        I agree! but I also see this fucking Saudi Arabia!
        How can it be possible for the KSA to support and ally itself with Israel now?
        also, these princes that MBS has imprisoned would be surely conspiring to overthrow MBS!
        Plus how hard would it be for Iran to infuse revolt into the Saudi population if MBS were to openly support Israel now!
        when war breaks out, oil prices will go to 150 per barrel (so I have read) and Russia has the largest share of the export market! With Yemen, Iran and Egypt controlling all routes out of the Red Sea and the Persian gulf, how will it be possible for KSA to sell its oil?
        One way they can do it is to switch sides, stop trading in US dollars!
        But of course they won’t!
        Therefore there will be a shortage of oil and Russia will most likely make up for the short supply with the added bonus of the oil being priced at 150 per barrel!

        An open war between KSA and Iran means $300 per barrel!
        Which means the Saudi’s plan to drop oil prices a few years back has back fired!

        KSA is completely screwed!

      • Garga

        The way he chose will only lead to more bloodshed. My believe is he effectively killed the peace talks, so the only possible way to have ONE state with equal rights for all is either Israelis kill/drive out all the Palestinians or vise versa.
        I like your optimism, it’s like a weathering light in a very dark catacomb where even this light is frightening.
        Perhaps I’m going to hold you to that belief. Let’s talk about it again in, shall we say, 3 months?

        PS: I always thought this avatar belonged to the badmouth matt. Now that you told me the badmouth and the smartarse are the same, I’m stock with a life dilemma!

        • matt

          Sorry, this problem will not be solved in 3 months. It will take another 10 to 15 years…..
          The fact is that 20 percent of the Israeli are palestinians and the jewish colonists on the westbank are mayebe 10 percent of the population. And yes, there are friendly and peacefull people on both sides. The leaders on both sides are corrupted sociopaths that thrive on the segregation, that is the main problem

          • Garga

            If the aim is peace it will take time, you’re right. But if their motif for this move was anything but peace, we shall see the results in just 3 months.

          • matt

            Offcourse the motive was wrong, but it will backfire on them

    • Justin

      its because Israel wants the dome of the rock destroyed (by a false flag) so they can build the 2nd temple for the “holiest of holies”!

  • Langaniso Mhlobo

    No one is immune from USA backstabbing including SAudi Arabia.

  • Langaniso Mhlobo

    But it is also written in the bible that Jerusalem belongs to Israel.God also promise to destroy old Jerusalem and bring down new Jerusalem from heaven.

    • John Mason

      What God? Satan or Jehova? Sure bet would be Satan.

    • Serious

      It’s written in my poop that jews are shit.

  • Serious

    That’s bullshit. European countries will recognize jerusalem as the captial of israel.

    The american regime nazi is ready for the finbal solution for Palestinians.

  • Rob

    Saudis foreign policy controlled by America and Israhell. Why because America wants to sell their weapons and to take their oil money.

    If today Saudis say that we will import weapons from Russia instead of America then tomorrow there will be no war between Saudis and Yemen. American and Israhellis are Antichrists.