US move is threat to peace, Macron tells Netanyahu

Macron Urges Netanyahu To Freeze Israeli Settlement Building

Macron asks Netanyahu to make 'courageous gestures' toward Palestinians to break impasse

"We are not prepared to announce those details at this time", the US official said.

For some, the events were an opportunity for the EU to play a bigger part in the peace process. "The Shia in and outside Bahrain do not hold any animosity or hatred towards any faith or doctrine", Sheikh Fadil al-Jamri told local media.

Even without their own new ideas, Konecny told DW, "Europeans should already now be reminding the Americans of the past positions, of the European parameters, and warning them if they depart from it the Europeans will not support it and will even actively oppose it". "So what? There's nothing left to punish us with".

U.S. President Donald Trump announced last week his country's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital and said the U.S. Embassy would relocate from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "We will not abandon Jerusalem to the mercy of a state that kills children", he said at a political congress. These are considered illegal under international law, though Israel disputes this.

Qasqas hopes Sunday's rally in Edmonton and others like it humanizes the Palestinian cause so people will view it as an essential issue.

For his turn, Netanyahu said "Peace (talks) will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel".

Trump's decision - which upended decades of US diplomatic practice - has drawn global condemnation, sparked demonstrations across the Muslim world and led to days of unrest in the Palestinian territories.

Mogherini condemned "in the strongest possible way" any attacks on Jewish people in Europe, on Israel, or on Israeli citizens in reaction to the Jerusalem crisis.

There is a story about then-New York Mayor Ed Koch lamenting to then-Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek about the age of sewer pipes in his city.

"Everyone knows that the resolution of the Middle East crisis goes through negotiations and the recognition of two states", he said.

"The most important thing about peace is first of all to recognize that the other side has a right to exist".

However France, Britain, Turkey, Russia and China have all called Mr Trump's decision a bad move.

"Jerusalem is the apple of our eye".

As the afternoon passes, automobile noise fades, and a relative quiet ensues. It took the PLO more than 20 years to get Israel to partially withdraw from Palestinian cities in the West Bank.

"Every American president, every American candidate would promise the world, particularly to the pro-Zionist lobby", Dr Ashrawi said.

Google Earth shows me that much has changed in the neighborhood, most notably construction of new apartments. "This is totally irresponsible".

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki called Trump's decision "illegal and illegitimate and null and void legally and politically", saying there would be no formal communication with US officials.

The Palestinian National and Islamic Forces issued a statement, labelling the delegation as "shameless".

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