Palestinians may reverse their recognition of Israel if Donald Trump moves America’s Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said, adding that the move “would destroy the two-state solution.” “I wrote to president [-elect Donald] Trump to ask him not to do it. Not only would this move deprive the United States of all legitimacy in playing a role in conflict resolution, it would also destroy the two-state solution,” Abbas said in an interview

to Le Figaro newspaper, as citedby AFP. According to the Palestinian leader, if the transfer takes place, “there would be several options for us, and we would discuss them with Arab countries.” “Reversing our recognition of the State of Israel is one of them. But we hope that it doesn’t reach that point, and that, on the contrary, we will be able to work with the next American administration,” he added. READ MORE