Austria: Pax Christi Austria calls on Austria to recognise Palestine as response to Trump's movement of US embassy to Jerusalem
Pax Christi Austria has released a statement on response to U.S. President Trump's announcement regarding moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. In response, Pax Christi Austria calls for recognition of the state of Palestine by Austria. The statement begins:
Pax Christi Austria protests against US President Trump's announcement that the US Embassy will be relocated to Jerusalem. So far, all states represented in Israel have their diplomatic missions in Tel Aviv and thus in the 1948 recognized by the UN area of the State of Israel..
Recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the relocation of the US Embassy would be another obstacle to a peace settlement and could become an additional source of fire for the entire Middle East...