In the night of Thursday, December 7, by decree of the Palestinian authority, in protest against the statements of the President of the United States Donald trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in Bethlehem and Ramallah was extinguished the lights on the Christmas trees installed in the Central squares.
On the territory of the PA, declared the strike: closed all educational institutions. Planned mass protests.
— The reaction to «Jerusalem speech» trump. Photos
Earlier, the head of the Palestinian national authority Mahmoud Abbas said that the United States can no longer play the role in the peace process, which they played over the past decades. According to Abbas, the US «has rewarded Israel for all his admitted violations and policies of apartheid,» he also noted that the decision will serve as a trump for the hand of radical forces, dreaming to drag the region into a new bloody confrontation. The PNA head also warned that the decision trump could not give legitimacy to Israel. According to him, Jerusalem is a city that belongs to the Palestinians, Muslims, Christians, and he is also the eternal capital of Palestine.»
The leaders of the terrorist organization Hamas said that the decision of Donald trump’s «opened the door to hell» in front of America. Earlier, Hamas declared Friday, December 8 a «day of rage» and called for actions «resistance» in Jerusalem.