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Owaisi urges India to condemn US move on Jerusalem

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

MIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has urged the to condemn the US decision to move its embassy in from Tel Aviv to

He called the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise as the capital of "condemnable".

The MP said the US move would make it much more difficult to achieve the goal of a sovereign and independent state of Palestine.

The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) President wanted to know the policy of Modi on Trump's announcement.

"It has been the consistent policy of to support an independent Palestine. This was reiterated on November 28, 2017," he tweeted.

"It has been consistent opinion of the world community, UN bodies and that was occupied by in the 1967 June war and it is an occupied territory."

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 16:32 IST
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