On Friday, December 8, it became known that the Iraqi Ambassador made a loud statement. It touched upon the decision of the President of the United States on Jerusalem. He said that in his country such a speech, no one supports. The diplomat noted that the recognition will lead to escalation of the conflict in the region.
The Iraqi leadership said that the decision of the American President Donald trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is unacceptable. This speech was made Haidar Mansour Hadi al-Azari, who is the Ambassador of Iraq in Russian Federation.
He stressed that such a move could create even more problems for tension in Jerusalem, as it is offensive to all Arabs and Muslims.
Earlier it was reported that Vladimir Putin discussed by telephone with Erdogan on the tension in the world because of Jerusalem. The Turkish President expressed concern on this issue.