Tuesday , December 12 2017

Macron calls Trump’s Jerusalem decision a ‘danger to peace’

epa06381802 French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) hold a joint press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, 10 December 2017. Netanyahu is visiting France, few days after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and ordered that the US embassy be moved there from Tel Aviv, an announcement that has been met with widespread international criticism and led to increased tension in the region.  EPA-EFE/PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL MAXPPP OUT

Bloomberg President Emmanuel Macron said he doesn’t intend to immediately revive past French Middle East peace initiatives, as Donald Trump’s administration stood behind his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy there. “It is preferable not to multiply initiatives because they end up cannibalizing each ...

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