Sands questioned the ability of Russia to settle the middle East conflict

To resolve the middle East conflict only Israel and Palestine, however, it is important to do the steps that may lead to the escalation of tension in the region, said the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov. His words are quoted by the correspondent “” on Wednesday, December 20.

“Russia can not resolve this conflict. Neither Russia nor the United States. Russia could contribute to resolving this conflict, continuing its consistent policy is well known policy on a bilateral basis in its contacts with Israel and Palestine, and within the framework of existing multilateral formats”, — said the representative of the Kremlin.

7 Dec Peskov said that recognition by the President of the United States Donald trump Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is not conducive to a middle East settlement. According to him, this will lead to “division among the international community.”

A day earlier trump instructed the state Department to begin work to transfer the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Criticized the decision made by many world leaders. So, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the status of Jerusalem should be resolved through dialogue of the two States (Israel and Palestine). The President of France Emmanuel macron believes that trump’s decision was contrary to international law.

Israel proclaimed Jerusalem as its capital after the War for independence in 1949. In 1967 after the six day war he took East Jerusalem and United it with the Western, but the UN has not recognized it. Embassies of countries, including diplomatic relations with Israel are mainly in tel Aviv, Ramat Gan and Herzliya.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!