Abbas: Trump decision is 'flagrant violation' of international law

December 13, 2017 11:05

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that the US President Trump's decision is a "flagrant violation" of international law.

He called for the liberation of all the lands occupied by Israel, foremost among them Jerusalem, which he called the capital of Palestine. He spoke Wednesday morning at an emergency summit of Muslim nations in response to US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

"We here rise up to state together and in a clear unambiguous manner that Al Quds (Jerusalem) has been, will be eternally the capital of the state of Palestine," he said.

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