WASHINGTON – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital (all times local):
Bolivia’s U.N. ambassador says he’ll seek a U.N. Security Council meeting as soon as possible if President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem the capital of Israel.
Bolivia is serving a two-year term on the U.N.’s most powerful panel.
Ambassador Sacha Llorentty Soliz, tells reporters that declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “will be a reckless and a dangerous decision that goes against international law, the resolutions of the Security Council, and also weakens any effort for peace in the region.”
Soliz says such a decision would threaten prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, as well as jeopardize international peace and security.
Leaders of major Christian denominations in the Holy Land have appealed to President Donald Trump to rethink his expected decision to recognize Jerusalem…