Australia stresses that the recognition only applies to west Jerusalem, and not the city's eastern, palestinian part. The embassy will not be moved from Tel Aviv until a peace settlement is reached, notifies the foreign MINISTRY in Canberra and adds to Australia then also will acknowledge Jerusalem's east part as the palestinian capital.
the Prime minister also reiterated Australia's traditional support for a palestinian state.
the palestinian protests. A regeringstalesperson in Ramallah, says to dagens nyheter:
Right now, when Israel tightens the repression in the west bank, so it may this recognition! Australia makes itself thus poisoned Israel's crimes, and puts itself above international law! They can recognise west Jerusalem as Israel, they could easily recognized the eastern part which our!
the Decision was expected for several weeks, but the palestinians and the arab league have done everything in order to get the prime minister to Morrison on the second thoughts. Indonesia, the world's largest muslim state, has threatened to pull out of a nyförhandlat fta if Australia makes it, and the league of arab states has warned of ”severe consequences” in Australia's relations with the arab states.
the Setback is yet another in this year-long series of diplomatic setbacks for the palestinians ' part. It is just that they are busy trying to prevent the new brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaros plan to move its embassy to Jerusalem.
say that Scott Morrison first began to speak openly about a recognition ahead of an important by-election in Wentworth, a suburb of Sydney, with 12 per cent of jewish voters. Morrison's liberal party failed in the elections, but the prime minister has continued to push the issue, which arouses hot emotions in Australia.
Donald Trump's relocation of the U.S. the embassy to Jerusalem in the spring was not the isolated phenomenon of the palestinians hoped. Several countries promised to follow Trump's example, among them the Czech republic, Slovakia, Romania, Guatemala and Paraguay. The two latter have already moved in, but Paraguay has repented and moved back to Tel Aviv.
Poland, Hungary, Latvia, and Lithuania is considering, according to the Israel move their embassies. Nine european countries, among them Sweden, consulate general in east Jerusalem, which in practice works as the embassies of Palestine.
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