Another group which Mohammad bin Salman visited was the Israeli lobby in the U.
Egyptian and Israeli representatives were also present at this meeting.
During the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting held in Russia on October 18, 2017, Kuwait’s Parliamentary Spokesman Marzouq al-Ghanim called the Israeli delegates “child murderers” and demanded they leave the session.
This does not change the fact that most of the European countries side with Israel in the Arab-Israeli conflict – they just prefer to do this without causing a stir like Trump.
On Friday when the 29-year-old joined thousands of Palestinians to protest the US declaration of Jerusalem as Israeli capital, he became one among the four Palestinians to be shot by the Israeli military.
” While underlining that the US decision has only shot dead a so-called “peace process,” the Turkish President presented OIC member states a graphical representation of how the Israeli occupation in Palestine has been growing since 1947.
” EU refuses to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital On his trip to Brussels on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister was reminded by the EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, that Jerusalem is the capital for both Palestine and Israel and that the EU’s stand on the holy city remains unchanged.
This depiction is now widely accepted in the scholarly world, but of course rejected by mainstream Israeli scholars.
Trump stated that the US will relocate the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – land that the UN Security Council has defined as “occupied” by Israeli settlers.
Trump recently had phone calls with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Jordan's King Abdullah, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, and King Salman of Saudi Arabia to discuss potential decisions regarding Jerusalem.
The announcement which was expected to be made this week followed the debates that started with first statements after Trump’s meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before the presidential elections, and grew particularly intense in recent days.
It can be argued that the reason behind Hamas taking a step in this direction is the worsening humanitarian situation in Gaza, the increased pressure of the Israeli and Egyptian governments on the movement and the regional repression politics towards the Muslim Brotherhood.
Meanwhile however, Iran may face two major risks in the current phase: an extensive Israeli attack and second, the incrimination of Trump’s crackdown on the country.