Turkish FM: Announcing Jerusalem is Israel's capital doesn't make it so

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday night that US President Donald Trump's recognition doesn't automatically make Jerusalem the capital of Israel.


"With one announcement by a country, Jerusalem cannot be the capital of Israel," he said. "You can't come out and say, 'I'm a great power, I can do what I want.'


"There can be no understanding under which one can say I made such an announcement and it will become reality," Cavusoglu insisted.


He said "the whole world opposes it and it is wrong."


Cavusoglu also described Trump's move as a "dangerous step," adding, "we would have wished that this decision were never taken."


פרסום ראשון: 12.07.17, 08:20