Jerusalem embassy: Are other countries planning to move?

Jerusalem embassy: Are other countries planning to move?

As Palestinians mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba Day or "Catastrophe Day" after a bloody protest which claimed the lives of over 60 Palestinian protesters against the USA relocating its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Bolivia's Evo Morales "strongly condemned" the brutal Israeli crackdown on Gaza protesters, while rejecting U.S.' legitimizing of almost 70 years of Israel's occupation over Palestine.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel showed understanding for Israel's security interests in a call with Mr Netanyahu, but stressed that the violence should not be a means to achieving political goals, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said.

But the Israeli ambassador to the UK, Mark Regev, this morning defended the use of force as "measured" and "surgical".

"We must posit a moral alternative to the government, so that we have some kind of future here". But in the wake of Monday's deadly violence, they morphed into demonstrations against Israel's excessive use of force.

Violence broke out in the region on Monday after Donald Trump moved the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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The group was heavily involved in the Second Intifada of the early 2000s, and on Monday called for a new intifada as "the natural response" to mounting deaths on the border between Israel and Gaza.

Monday was the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 war between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers.

Notably, Kenya was among 21 countries that failed to vote at the UN General Assembly in a resolution aimed at condemning Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Hundreds of Israelis demonstrate in central Tel Aviv against the killing of 60 unarmed Palestinians at the Gaza protest the day before, May 15, 2018.

He told BBC Radio 4′s Today programme Israel "did everything we could" to avoid the bloodshed at the border with Gaza, which saw soldiers open fire on protesters. "Our greatest hope is for peace", he said.

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She attended funerals Tuesday, and she says she plans to go back to the fence to demonstrate again on Wednesday.

Global criticism has poured down on Israel for its use of force on the border, with Belgium, Ireland and Turkey all summoning their Israeli ambassadors.

On Facebook, he wrote: "I chose to return the embassy of Guatemala to the city of Jerusalem two days after the United States moved its embassy".

They included Israel and Honduras.

It may be recalled that both houses of the Parliament have already voiced their position on the U.S. decision.

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Kuwait said it would propose a draft U.N. Security Council resolution on "protection of Palestinian civilians" following violence in Gaza and the United States on Tuesday praised what it called Israel's restraint against militant group Hamas.

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