These 7 African countries joined U.S. to open ‘bloodstained’ embassy in Jerusalem

The world – except the United States and its allies – is mourning the death of at least 60 Palestinians killed by the Israeli military at the Gaza border on Monday as they demonstrated against the opening of the new United States Embassy in Jerusalem.

The opening of the embassy follows U.S. President Donald Trump’s December 2017 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital which contravened the age-long peace agreement between Israel and Palestine.

The Palestinian state, which is fighting for independence and sovereignty, recognizes East Jerusalem as its capital while Israel, until yesterday, had Tel Aviv as its capital.

The opening of the new U.S. embassy culminated into a celebration for the Israelis while Palestinian demonstrators were being killed on the others side of the border…

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