Peskov commented on the possible U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

U.S. recognition of Jerusalem the Israeli capital and the transfer of the us Embassy there will only complicate the situation in the middle East. This was stated press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov.


Peskov recalled that this point had been discussed earlier during the telephone dialogue of the Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. According to the diplomat, has created a complex situation, but it is premature to speculate about decisions that are still not even accepted the Kremlin does not intend to.

Before the media reported about the planned transfer of the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which provoked outrage among Arab leaders and Islamic structures, as such a step means the recognition of Jerusalem as the property of Israel. The head of Saudi Arabia warned trump from this step and the Palestinian movement Hamas said that in this case Washington is beyond the pale.

Not supported the initiative of the American President in Europe. French President Amuel macron said that the White house should not interfere in the decision of the status issue of Jerusalem.