President Masum Condemns the killing of Palestinian Demonstrators and Reiterates the Refusal to Transfer the US embassy to Jerusalem


H.E. Dr. Fuad Masum the President of the Republic condemned the Israeli occupation forces opened fire on Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza, killing dozens and wounding hundreds of them, calling for urgent action by the international community to protect the Palestinian people, and reiterated Iraq's rejection of the United States decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem, today Monday May 14th 2018.
His Excellency in a statement today, Iraq's fully reject the use of violence in the face of peaceful rallies demanding legitimate and just rights, stressing Iraq's full support for the legitimate rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, especially the right to establish an independent state and Jerusalem as its capital.
President Masum reiterated Iraq's rejection to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied city of Jerusalem, stressing that such procedure represent a flagrant violation of international law and UN resolutions in this regard, as well as violating the just rights of the brotherly Palestinian people.