OIC declares East Jerusalem to be Palestine’s capital



LEADERS from 57 Muslim countries declared East Jerusalem the capital of Palestine yesterday and urged the international community to do the same.
At its gathering in Istanbul, the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) rejected US President Donald’s Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, labelling it “dangerous.” It called on the United Nations to “end the Israeli occupation of Palestine.”
In a statement the OIC confirmed its commitment to a “just and comprehensive peace based on the two-state solution.”
And it said that the move was “an announcement of the US... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Regional, Views: 60
Source: Morning Star
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