Indonesia Slams Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

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JAKARTA, Dec 7 ( Bernama) -- Indonesia today slammed the United States of America (USA) move to recognise Jerusalem (Baitulmuqqadis) as the capital of Israel.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Indonesia wanted the USA to reconsider the decision because it would impact badly in the peace and stability of Palestine.

"Indonesia strongly protests against the United States admission over Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and urges the United States to reconsider the decision," said Jokowi, who was quoted in an Antara News Agency report.

He said the people of Indonesia were always consistent in supporting the independence of Palestine.

"The people of Indonesia and I, we are always consistent in continuing to be together with the people of Palestine in championing their independence and rights," he added.....
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