Ambassador Bassam Rady، spokesman for the presidency، condemned US President Donald Trump's decision to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem. He pointed out that Egypt is one of the countries that called for holding an urgent session in the UN Security Council. He stressed that The US decision، to move the US embassy to Jerusalem، is against the legitimacy، the Palestinian rights and the UN resolutions.
He pointed out that Egypt and all major countries worldwide rejected and condemned the US President’s decision.
In an interview with the privately owned “OnLive” TV channel، Rady added that the Jerusalem issue touches the heart of every Egyptian and Arab persons، noting that such a decision will not affect our determination to move forward to defend the issue of Palestine.
He added that Egypt adopts a pro-Palestinian position to defend their rights، pointing out that there are contacts among some major countries to reach a solution to end that crisis. Noteworthy that President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US embassy there، a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace.