20 مايو, 2018 - 4 Ramadan 1439

Egypt’s Grand Mufti: Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem Fuels Regional Conflicts

Egypt’s Grand Mufti: Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem Fuels Regional Conflicts

Monday, May 14, 2018

In a news statement issued on Monday, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, confirmed that moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, is a clear provocation to the feelings of 1.6 billion Muslims around the world.

Dr. Allam stressed that the American President’s resolution to move the US embassy to Jerusalem complicates the situation and creates more regional tension, instability and conflicts that threat the global peace and security.

“All the Arab and Muslim countries entirely reject this provocative action and deny the attempts of the Israeli occupation forces to Judaize Jerusalem,” Dr. Allam said. He added that Jerusalem is above any attempt or force that tampers with its Arab identity.