Qatar rejects any measure calling for recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

 05 Dec 2017 - 19:34

Qatar rejects any measure calling for recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel
A general view shows Jerusalem's Old City and the Dome of the Rock, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

QNA

Doha: Qatar has totally rejected any measure calling for the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) that such measures undermine the international efforts aiming at the implementation of the Two-State solution.

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The source reiterated Qatar's firm position in support of the Palestinian cause and the rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, foremost of which is the establishment of an independent and sovereign state on the basis of the 4 June 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital.