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PA daily: Israel is the "occupied Palestinian Interior," goal of US recognition of Jerusalem is “to ignite a religious war and attack all of the [Arab] residents of Jerusalem”

“National and religious figures from Jerusalem and the occupied Palestinian Interior (i.e., Palestinian term for Israel) unanimously agreed yesterday [Dec. 10, 2017] to come out against US President Donald Trump’s decisions against occupied Jerusalem, whose goal is to ignite a religious war and attack all of the [Arab] residents of Jerusalem.”

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.