Putin discussed with Erdogan the situation of Jerusalem

Resonant incident with the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was discussed during the telephone conversation the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Information about this is discussed by the representatives of the press service of the Kremlin.


The sides Express their concern at the decision by the United States regarding the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, as well as on Washington’s plans to transfer from tel Aviv to the American Embassy. Appropriate steps can make the peace process in the middle East is futile, “- said in a press-service of the Kremlin statement.

In addition, the parties also stated that further escalation of tension in the region is simply unacceptable. Russia and Turkey remain committed to achieving a just and viable solution to the middle East crisis. The reason for this are the resolution of the Security Council and the UN General Assembly.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov claims that the decision of President Donald trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will only lead to the fact that the situation in the middle East will only become more intense.