Trump Says US Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Despite Global Condemnation


USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munnayer is quoted by Politico on the implications of Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

“A decision such as this is both morally wrong and politically dangerous,” said Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, in a statement to POLITICO. “Not only is Donald Trump deliberately insulting the Palestinian people, but also Arabs and Muslims around the world. In doing so, he is relinquishing what little credibility the United States had left in a region that is already rife with conflict and division.”

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