The jihadist state of Iran is now recognizing Jerusalem as the permanent capital of “Palestine.” This is no surprise, as Iran cut all ties with Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War, has been furiously advancing Palestinian propaganda, and finances Hamas (despite temporary political fallouts over Syria), Hizballah, Islamic Jihad and other jihadist organizations dedicated to obliterating the State of Israel.
Ayatollah Khamenei has stated:
The modern-day pharaoh is represented by the US, the Zionist regime and their accomplices in the region, who seek to create wars in our region, and this is plotted by the US.
This typifies Palestinian propaganda. The truth is that Khamenei leaves out important facts: that the entire region was conquered through bloody jihad, and that Israel has been fighting since its birth in 1948 for its very existence. The Palestinians and surrounding jihadist states do not accept a Jewish state, period, on any terms.
“Iran votes to declare Jerusalem ‘capital of Palestine'”, by Olivia Beavers, The Hill, December 27, 2017:
Iran declared Jerusalem the “capital of Palestine” on Wednesday following a parliamentary vote, according to the country’s semi-official Fars news agency.
Iran’s announcement to recognize the holy city as the “Palestinian capital forever” comes in direct response to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
“It comes in response to the recent U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in hopes of dealing a blow to Muslims,” said Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, according to Turkey’s Anadolu news agency.
The bill reportedly passed easily, with 207 “yes” votes from the 290-member Parliament.
Iran has long been a fierce proponent of a future Palestinian state. Iran cut relations with Israel, which unified the city under its control after capturing east Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Trump broke precedent on Dec. 6 when he announced that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin the process of moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
While the White House said that the move doesn’t specify the boundaries of the Israeli capital, the decision appeared to take sides in a fight in which both Israelis and Palestinians lay claim to the eastern side of the city.
The announcement, which largely pleased Israel’s leadership, ignited protests across the Muslim world, as well as widespread backlash among other countries, including close allies like the United Kingdom.
Last week, an overwhelming majority of countries voted against the U.S. in passing a nonbinding resolution at the United Nations that declared Trump’s Jerusalem decision “null and void.” Thirty-five nations abstained from the vote……