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PA TV hosts and reporters dress in black after Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Official PA TV News


The screenshots show the PA TV hosts and reporters wearing black shirts with the logo of the official PA TV channel on them and the text: “Jerusalem – the capital of the State of Palestine.” This is in response to US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israel as the capital of Jerusalem and to move the US embassy there.

US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel - On Dec. 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump gave a speech formally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and stating that he had instructed the State Department to begin preparations to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump concluded by stating that the US is still fully committed to the peace process in the Middle East. Following his speech, Trump signed the waiver to delay the transfer of the embassy, and apparently will continue to do so until preparations for the transfer have been completed.