Critics See Change in U.S. Policy toward Palestinians

(Fox News) Benjamin Weinthal - Responding to the upgrade of the U.S. Palestinian Affairs Unit in Jerusalem, Arsen Ostrovsky, an Israeli human rights attorney and chairman of the International Legal Forum, said, "Having been unable to force upon Israel their plan to open a consulate to the Palestinians in Jerusalem, this is a transparent attempt by the Biden administration to go round the back door, with a de facto consulate, in a clear attempt to water down the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The move, a direct challenge to Israel's sovereignty, which potentially might also breach the Jerusalem Embassy Act, will only reward Palestinian intransigence and violence."

2022-06-13 00:00:00

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