U.S. allows Americans born in Jerusalem to be born in Israel in their passports Palestine condemns
On October 29, local time, US Secretary of State Pompeo announced that American citizens born in Jerusalem can now indicate Israel as their place of birth on their passports.
Pompeo claimed that this decision was “consistent” with President Trump’s 2017 declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
On the evening of the same day (29th), Palestinian President Abbas’s spokesman Rudine said: East Jerusalem is a land occupied by Israel, and the remarks of US Secretary of State Pompeo blatantly violate international law and are unacceptable.
Palestine strongly condemns the US This decision. Yousef, a senior PLO official, accused Trump of trying to “encourage Jewish Americans to vote for him in the upcoming general election.”