On the eve of the United States embassizing the Israeli embassy in Jerusalem, Palestinians are in the Gaza Strip The demonstration followed bloody clashes and the Israeli army opened fire on Palestinians, causing at least 52 deaths and more than 2,400 injuries.
The United States relocated to Jerusalem on May 14 local time The new Israeli embassy will hold an opening ceremony. On the same day, massive protests and clashes broke out in the Gaza Strip, causing casualties.
Israeli authorities stated that troops use live ammunition to prevent border fences Was damaged or destroyed.
Moreover, in the outskirts of Jerusalem, dozens of Palestinians also The Israeli army clashes. Conflicts also occurred between Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
December of last year, US President Trump announced the recognition of Jerusalem The "Capital" status was followed by the initiation of the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The new embassy is scheduled to open on May 14th, the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence. U.S. President Trump said on the social networking site Twitter that this day is "a big day for Israel."
The United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and sparked strong Palestinian protests.
The US action triggered a strong Palestinian protest. Palestine had previously called on the international community to boycott the opening ceremony. At the same time, as a response to the United States, the Palestinian leadership also decided to re-enact Israel in 1967. Dissolved City Council of East Jerusalem.
Turkish President Visiting London Erdogan stated that "the latest steps taken by the United States have shown that it has chosen to become a problem rather than a part of the solution, so it has lost its role as mediator in the Middle East peace process.
Frightening massacre! Escalation of the conflict in Gaza 3000 casualties