Turkey to try to annul Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

Turkey's says his country will launch an initiative at the UN to annul a decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Source: Tanjug
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(Getty Images, file)

Recept Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his supporters in the city of Konya via teleconference when he said Turkey would "work for the annulment of this unjust decision firstly at the UN Security Council, and if a veto comes from there, the General Assembly."

Tanjug reported this on Friday, citing Reuters.

Leaders of Muslim countries gathered at a conference in Istanbul on Wednesday condemned the decision of the Unites States on Jerusalem and called on countries around the world to act by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.


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