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Trump: the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
President Donald Trump announced that the United States officially Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, recognize, a step that could spark increasing tensions in the Middle East.
To recognize President Donald Trump the decision of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, stir up extremists in the region-and thus the conditions favorable “terrorism” against US targets in Iraq, the government warned on Thursday.
Iraqi leaders in Baghdad called for Trump to reverse its decision, said, there is a threat to stability in the Middle East.
“We warn of the dangerous effects of this decision on the stability of the region and the world,” the government said in the statement.
An Iran-supported operating militia in Iraq, echoed Baghdad, the statement, say, Trump the “stupid decision” would be a “legitimate reason” to attack U.S. troops in Iraq, reports Reuters.
“To make Trump the stupid decision, Jerusalem a capital for the Zionist of the great sparks for the removal of this Person from the body of the Islamic nation, and a legitimate reason to target American troops,” said Akram al-Kaabi, the leader of the group.
The militia Harakat Hezbollah al-Budala’, consists of around 10,000 Iraqi fighters under one umbrella, the Iranian-backed Shiite militias.
Iraq has also summoned the US Ambassador in Baghdad and planning to hand over a memo protesting against the new policy, Reuters reported.
Meanwhile, the Palestinian group Hamas, recognized — as a terrorist by the US, threatened its own retaliation against Israel following trump the Declaration of the new U.S. policy, a separate Reuters report said.
“We should and we should said the work on the introduction of an intifada in the face of the Zionist enemy,” Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in a speech in Gaza.
“The U.S. decision is an act of aggression, a Declaration of war on us, on the best Muslim and Christian shrines in the heart of Palestine, Jerusalem.”
Hamas has fought three wars fought with Israel since 2007.
“We have a statement that all Hamas members, and to confront all his wings will be fully prepared for each new set of instructions or commands that can be given, this strategic danger threatens, that Jerusalem and Palestine threatens,” Haniyeh.
Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States formally Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and say recognize, it is time to confirm “the obvious”, as he ordered to move the State Department to begin the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.