For their part, the Palestinians say East Jerusalem must be the capital of a future independent Palestinian state. Palestinians will see Trump’s announcement as the end of their hopes and demands for East Jerusalem as a capital of a future independent state. Can the Middle East peace process survive Trump's Jerusalem decision? In Iraq, a prominent militia backed by Iran, Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, said Trump’s decision could be a “legitimate reason” to attack US forces in the country. Palestinians claim East Jerusalem for the capital of a future independent state.
Source: The Guardian December 07, 2017 08:37 UTC