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President Abbas calls world leaders on US steps in Jerusalem

 

RAMALLAH, December 5, 2017 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas telephoned world leaders on Tuesday to warn them of the serious repercussions of the United States moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Abbas called his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and briefed him on the telephone call he received from US President Donald Trump in which he expressed his intention to move the embassy to Jerusalem.

He urged world leaders to act quickly to protect Jerusalem and its Muslim and Christian holy places from the danger they will face as a result of such a move.

President Abbas also telephoned King Abdullah of Jordan and King Mohammed VI of Morocco and also briefed them on the Trump call and the need to protect Jerusalem from any danger.

T.R./M.K.

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