The United States will anger Muslim international locations if it acknowledges Israel’s funds metropolis as Jerusalem, Turkey’s overseas minister warned Tuesday.
Mevlut Cavusoglu reported a final decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to acknowledge Jerusalem, fairly than Tel Aviv, as the Israeli capital could convey chaos to the area.
Trump will announce Wednesday that the U.S. will identify Jerusalem as the money of Israel and will go the U.S. embassy there, senior administration officers reported.
Talking to CNBC at the NATO International Ministers Conference in Brussels, Belgium, Cavusoglu claimed: “Israel is hoping to normalize relations with other Muslim nations around the world, so it will not provide Israel nicely. I hope there will be no this sort of selection by President Trump.”
The Turkish overseas minister extra that he considered a move by Washington to understand Jerusalem as Israel’s funds would be versus the regulation.
“This can go as much as severing Turkey’s ties with Israel. I am warning the United States not to acquire this sort of a move which will deepen the issues in the area,” Cavusoglu explained. “We have to alert the United States that this kind of a conclusion will be towards the U.N. resolutions and intercontinental regulation and worldwide agreements.”
“As 1 of the P5 nations around the world, I think the U.S. should regard UN resolutions extra than anybody else,” added the minister.