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Indonesia condemns United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Indonesia condemns United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital

President Widodo said, "Indonesia condemns United States' unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and requests the U.S.to reconsider the decision. This decision can disturb world peace".

Separately, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) on Thursday also strongly rejected the move to acknowledge Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and the US government's plans to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. DPR will fight to oppose the US' move in worldwide and regional parliamentarian fora, he added.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday strongly condemned the decision of the US government to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel which may disturb the world's stability. The US should reconsider the decision, as it has violated various resolutions issued by the UN Security Council and General Assembly, Jokowi noted here on Thursday. "This could disrupt world peace and stability", he added.

The Indonesian government has communicated with several member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

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The president said he had ordered Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi to summon the U.S. ambassador to Indonesia to convey the Indonesian government's official stance on the issue.

Meanwhile in another location, Marsudi in her speech at the Bali Democracy Forum strongly condemned the U.S.' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, replacing Tel Aviv.

President Widodo stressed that he and the Indonesian people have been consistent to continuously supporting the struggle of the Palestinian people for independence. Democracy means respecting global laws.

Jokowi pointed out the new USA policy violated several United Nations resolutions and could "shake up security in the Middle East and the world".


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