The United States officially transferred its embassy to the city of Jerusalem yesterday, on the impact of the “Black Monday Massacre” carried out by Israel in the Gaza Strip, and killed 53 Palestinian martyrs, and about 2300 wounded, and witnessed the transfer of the embassy from Tel Aviv, Urgent today, at the request of the Palestinians, and the international and Arab condemnation and calls for “restraint”.
Saudi Arabia has strongly condemned the targeting of unarmed Palestinian civilians, resulting in dozens of deaths and injuries. He stressed the need for the international community to shoulder its responsibilities to stop the violence and protect the brotherly Palestinian people, reiterating the kingdom’s steadfastness towards the Palestinian issue and supporting the Palestinians in restoring their legitimate rights in accordance with international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab peace initiative. The Israeli embassy in Gaza and the massacre of the Palestinians in Gaza, the wounds of the Palestinians on the eve of the commemoration of the Nakba, rose and the level of anger and frustration rose as the number of victims rose on this bloody day, in addition to bias and American tampering with their rights and suffering. Israel’s right to defend itself.
The Palestinians were not convinced that President Donald Trump, in a letter recorded at the opening ceremony of the embassy, said his country “remains fully committed to facilitating a permanent peace agreement” between the Palestinians and Israel. “Our greatest hope is peace,” and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “The United States is no longer an intermediary in the Middle East” after the transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem, stressing that the embassy is a “US settlement outpost” in Jerusalem. The Palestinian government demanded “immediate and urgent international intervention” to stop what it called the “terrible massacre” carried out by Israel in the Gaza Strip.
While Israeli leaders were celebrating with US officials the “great day” and the inauguration of the embassy in Jerusalem’s “Talpiot” neighborhood, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the US president and reassured him that he had “entered history,” the occupation forces fired excessive fire on peaceful demonstrators protesting the transfer of the embassy. As if this were not enough, the Israeli army launched an air strike on “five terrorist targets in a Hamas military training camp” in the northern Gaza Strip “in response to the violent actions committed by the movement in the last hours.”
In this atmosphere, the Supreme National Authority announced the return of the siege and the closure of the activities of the “million return and break the siege” and evacuated all the places near the border fence to save the lives of Palestinians, without the demonstrators able to cross the border, and declared a comprehensive strike today in the territories Palestinian mourning for the lives of martyrs. A spokesman for the Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qadra killed 53 Palestinians, and wounded more than 2410, including 1200 live bullets and explosive. The Interior Ministry in Gaza said that among the martyrs were four of its employees.
In what appeared to be a rejection of Egypt’s “offer” to Hamas politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh during a brief visit to Cairo on Sunday, the group vowed after a meeting with Palestinian factions to “drop the deal of the century.” “Jerusalem is a red line,” Khalil al-Hayya, a member of the movement’s political bureau, told a news conference in Gaza. “The march of return is continuing and we support it … and our people will not retreat.” He condemned the Israeli massacre, saying that “the blood of martyrs washed away the shame of normalization and the printing press” and that the response to the massacre “must be an Arab and Islamic uprising.” He vowed that “the enemy will pay the price for this killing,” and the continuation of “chasing the enemy” and “protecting the return marches.”
As the Arab League Council holds an emergency meeting on Jerusalem tomorrow at the level of permanent representatives to discuss ways to counter the illegal decision of the United States to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem, Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyadh Mansour and Kuwaiti Ambassador to the Security Council Mansour Ayad Al-Otaibi To an urgent session that is likely to be today, after consultations yesterday with the President of the Security Council for the month of the current Polish Ambassador Joanna Ronica.
Mansour said that the decision to refer the Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people to the International Criminal Court, will be discussed at the level of the Palestinian Council during a meeting scheduled yesterday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterich also expressed “deep concern over any unilateral action” in Palestinian-Israeli affairs, stressing that “Jerusalem is one of the final status issues that must be resolved through negotiations.”