Despite the underlying fallacies of the Wiki-article, the tide is shifting in a manner opening the possibility that Israel may one day sit at the table with the organization that brings together many of the countries in the region.
‘Cooperation in all fields would be suspended due to the country’s stance on the Jerusalem issue,’ the Arab League said.
‘We renew our rejection of the US Jerusalem decision,’ said Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz. ‘Eastern Jerusalem is an inseparable part of the Palestinian lands.’
‘It is pure hypocrisy, plain and simple,’ Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said regarding international criticism of Israel’s response to riots from Gaza.
The EU stands with the Arab League ‘on the need to preserve the horizon of two states, with Jerusalem as the capital of both.’
Israel is the only Middle East country that has never obtained a non-permanent seat on the U.N. body.
The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of the Arab League in response to the recent U.S. policy changes on Jerusalem, Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Saturday.
The meeting comes in response to media reports that President Donald Trump is planning to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Arab League foreign ministers met in Cairo Sunday, labeling Hezbollah a terrorist organization and blaming it of supplying terrorist groups with weapons.
Jordanian media reported that the area around the embassy was sealed off following reports of gunfire.