Arab League to Lobby UN to Recognize Palestinian State

VOA


Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (R), and Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit speak during their joint news conference in Amman, Jordan, Jan. 6, 2018.

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (R), and Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit speak during their joint news conference in Amman, Jordan, Jan. 6, 2018.

Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war, Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said.

Six Arab foreign ministers met in Amman on Saturday to follow up on earlier decisions taken by the Arab League to counter U.S. President Donald Trump’s move in December to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a decision that overturned decades of U.S. policy on the Middle East. Tiếp tục đọc “Arab League to Lobby UN to Recognize Palestinian State”

Jerusalem: Malaysia army ‘ready’ to play role

Al Jazeera

The Malaysian Armed Forces are waiting for instructions from the top leadership, the Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said [Dondi Tawatao/Reuters]
The Malaysian Armed Forces are waiting for instructions from the top leadership, the Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said [Dondi Tawatao/Reuters]

Malaysian defence minister has said that the United States’ decision to make Jerusalem the capital of Israel was “a slap in the face for the entire Muslim world”, pointing out that his country’s military is prepared to perform its duty if its services are required.

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