Dmitry Peskov, the head of the press service of the President of the Russian Federation is convinced that the decision of the head of the White house Donald trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will not promote middle East settlement.
According to him, the Kremlin this is a concern, what sort of tensions arose in the region after the announcement of the American President, reports RIA Novosti
«We believe that at least this decision is not conducive to some promotion in the middle East settlement, but on the contrary, as we see, the first leads to a split among the international community,» — said Peskov.
He also noted that the leaders of many countries do not agree with the decision of trump.
«Moreover, all that is sharp enough reaction in Ramallah and in General, among the Palestinians. Therefore, we maintain our concern. What to do? Continue to seek solutions through political and diplomatic means, although the situation has certainly deteriorated,» — concluded the press-Secretary of the Russian President.
Recall the situation on the West Bank of the Jordan river deteriorated sharply after the President of the United States Donald trump announced the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
7 December, the head of the political Bureau of Hamas Ismail Haniyeh urged the Arab world to a new intifada. Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers, who all happen on the West Bank of the Jordan river, has led to a large number of victims.