Netanyahu criticized the Palestinian leader for refusing to recognize Israel in any borders

TEL AVIV, January 15. /TASS/. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized on Monday the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to recognize the Jewish state in any borders. The policy statement distributed by his office.

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The Status Of Jerusalem. Dossier

On Sunday, the Palestinian President at the extraordinary meeting of the Central Council of the Palestine liberation Organization in Ramallah have sharply criticized the United States and Israel, accusing them of disrupting the peace process.

“Abbas has revealed the truth and showed to the wider public the simple truth: the root of conflict between us (Israelis) and Palestinians is their firm refusal to recognize a Jewish state in any borders”, – quotes the office of Netanyahu’s words.

6 December 2017, the US President, Donald trump declared recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state and announced the postponement of the American Embassy in Israel to this city from tel Aviv . The status of Jerusalem is one of the key problems in Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Israel occupied the Eastern part of the city during the 1967 war and insist that Jerusalem is “one and indivisible” capital of Israel. In turn, the Palestinians want to make East Jerusalem the capital of their state.

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