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Egyptian position on Jerusalem: 'Ramallah can serve as Palestinian capital

The new York Times reported Saturday that a senior Egyptian intelligence officer called several influential Egyptian talk show hosts and advised them that while the official state position will be to condemn US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem announcement in line with the rest of the Arab world, in practice, "What difference is there between Jerusalem and Ramallah?"

 

The news anchors were told that instead of condemning the decision they should convince their listeners to accept it, as it is not in Egypt's interests now to have a confrontation with Israel

 


First published: 01.06.18, 19:31