Palestinians reacted with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Al-Quds within months, saying this could destroy the prospect of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The United States dismisses claims by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Washington and Tel Aviv are in talks for ‘annexation’ of Palestinian lands, grabbed by the regime for construction of settlements.
The Palestinian envoy to the UN suggested that China and Arab League (AL) could also be part of any future “peace process” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which should be “collective” and not dominated by the US.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has emphasized that the so-called two-state solution is the sole way out of the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, warning that the ‘negative trends’ unfolding in the region could endanger the bid.
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat says Palestine will hold no talks with the US until the administration of President Donald Trump reverses its recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital.
Head of the United Nations agency for Palestinians Pierre Krahenbuhl has slammed the "political dimension" of a US decision to cut funding for the body by more than half, warning that it could escalate instability across the Middle East.
Palestinians protesting against US President Donald Trump’s policy on Al-Quds halted a US-coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II has vowed to stand by the Palestinian cause, calling on the international community to defend the Palestinian nation’s right to Jerusalem al-Quds amid US and Israeli attempts to change the ancient city’s status quo.