Parliament Warns of US Embassy Relocation

تم نشره في Thu 26 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
  • The Jordanian Parliament in Amman - (Archives)

AMMAN — The Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday warned of relocating the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and said such move threatens to inflame the passions of the Arab and Muslim nations.

In a statement issued today, the House voiced total rejection of the step and demanded the US administration to halt any actions that could lead to relocating the embassy to Jerusalem.

Labelling the move a flagrant bias to the Israeli occupation authorities, the house said it also constitutes a blatant violation of the Palestinian people's rights.

The statement went on calling on regional and international parliaments, unions and societies to denounce the step for it affects the peace process and fuels violence.

(Petra)

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