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Turkey condemns 'unacceptable' US decision on Jerusalem


Turkey condemned on Wednesday the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

 

"We condemn the irresponsible statement of the US Administration declaring that it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and it will be moving the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu wrote on his Twitter account.

 

“This decision is against international law and relevant UN Resolutions."

 

Turkish Foreign Ministry also issued a statement on the U.S. announcement.

 

"We condemn the irresponsible statement of the U.S. administration that we learnt with great concern, declaring that it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and it will be moving the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem," the statement said.

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