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eight international locations name for UN assembly on Jerusalem after Trump’s announcement

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Up to date Dec 6, 2017 10:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON –– Eight international locations against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital have requested for an emergency assembly of the U.N. Safety Council this week. 

The emergency assembly was set for Friday morning, by Japan, as Council president for the month, CBS Information’ Pamela Falk stories from the U.N. 

On the U.N. the Secretary Normal, Antonio Guterres, responded to the White Home announcement, important ofTrump’sunilateral measure that, he stated, would jeopardize the prospect of peace for Israelis and Palestinians, including that “peace can solely be achieved by a imaginative and prescient of two states residing side-by-side in peace, safety and mutual recognition, with Jerusalem because the capital of Israel and Palestine,” Falk added. 

The Council has requested a briefing on the Friday assembly by the Secretary Normal or a consultant of the Secretariat, the Swedish mission stated. 

The eight council nations that requested the assembly are Bolivia, Egypt, France, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, United Kingdom and Uruguay. 

Guterres stated after Mr. Trump’s announcement that the difficulty have to be resolved by means of direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and warned that “unilateral measures” can jeopardize prospects for peace. 

In a decision adopted final December the council stated it “won’t acknowledge any modifications to the June four, 1967, traces, together with with regard to Jerusalem, apart from these agreed by the events by means of negotiations.” 

Mr. Trump made the unprecedented transfer Wednesday, saying, “I’ve decided that it’s time to formally acknowledge Jerusalem because the capital of Israel.”

In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated his nation was “profoundly grateful” and that Mr. Trump’s announcement was an “essential step towards peace.” The announcement, nevertheless, was met with speedy backlash from the Arab world, along with giant swaths of the worldwide neighborhood.

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