Palestinian leader to respond to Trump’s Jerusalem announcement in TV speech

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will ship a televised speech on Wednesday in line with U.S. President Donald Trump’s anticipated announcement that Washington acknowledges Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a Palestinian professional stated. 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 72nd United Nations General Meeting at U.N. headquarters in the big apple, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

“The president (Abbas) will first listen to President Trump’s speech, and can then supply a response,” the reputable informed Reuters, including that the remarks can be broadcast on Palestine TV. 

Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem, a metropolis on the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian war, Was Once set for 1 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT). Israeli Top Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has to this point held off on commenting explicitly about Trump’s deliberate coverage shift.

Reporting with the aid of Nidal al-Mughrabi; Editing by using Alison Williams

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