Trump has decided to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
The head of the United States Donald trump on Wednesday will officially announce its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, said a senior Commissioner of the White house.
"the head on December 6 announced that the United States of America recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," said the Commissioner of the administration on spacefire.
according to his statement, " this is recognition of both the historical reality and modern reality ", and does not concern any aspects of the negotiation process On the peaceful settlement and does not affect the issue of borders. As emphasized in the White house, trump has coordinated the decision with the heads of middle Eastern countries, as well as enlist the support of foreign leaders involved in the process of peaceful settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
the White house said the decision on Jerusalem will not change United States policy regarding Israel's borders." head again informs About the status quo in the Temple mount question ", - said the representative of the American administration, adding that trump remains optimistic concerning the settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
in addition, he said trump on Wednesday announced the transfer of the American Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It is anticipated that trump will make an appropriate message at 21 GMT.
About the plans of the American leader to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to relocate the residence of the Ambassador was announced on Tuesday. Israel called the decision of trump Jerusalem as honest and historically correct step. At the same time this intention has criticized the leaders of many Arab countries and the European Union warned Of possible damage to efforts to solve the middle East problem.
Israel declared Jerusalem its "United and indivisible" capital, including its Eastern areas and the historic centre, captured half a century ago Jordan. The world community does not recognize the annexation and considers the status of the city one of the main issues of the middle East conflict. In this regard, all foreign embassies are located in tel Aviv.
The Congress of the United States in 1995 adopted the law On the transfer of the Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. However, due to the disputed status of the city and sensitivity of this issue for relations with the Arab-Muslim world all American presidents, including trump, every six months, postponed the implementation of this decision.