TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement in response to the decision of the US government to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Al-Quds (Jerusalem) and recognize the city as the capital of the occupying regime.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemned the move by the US government to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and proclaim Jerusalem as the capital of the occupying regime, calling it a flagrant violation of international resolutions.

Following is the full text of Foreign Ministry statement:

The city of Quds, locating the al-Aqsa Mosque as the first Muslim Qiblah, is an integral part of Palestine and is considered one of the most important holy places of Islam which holds a special position among Muslims.

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