Algeria denounces the US Administration’s decision to recognize El-Quds Echarif as the capital of Israel. 06/12/2017.

Algiers, 06 December 2017. Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Algeria has learnt with a « great concern” the US Administration’s decision to recognize El-Quds Echarif as the capital of Israel. Algeria denounced « with force » this serious decision which constitutes a « flagrant violation » of the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and international legality.

« It is with great concern that Algeria has learnt of the decision of the US Administration to recognize El-Quds Echarif as the capital of Israel».

Algeria « strongly denounces this grave decision as a flagrant violation of the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and of the international legality, which puts into question any possibility of relaunching a peace process now frozen for a long time, this decision has posed serious threats to peace, security and stability of a sensitive region that is already severely wounded », the source said.

« While reiterating its full support for the inalienable rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, Algeria calls on the Arab nation, the Islamic umma and the international community as a whole to mobilize for the respect of the national rights of the Palestinian people and of the international status of the Holy City « .