TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli regime’s security forces are on high alert as thousands of Palestinians are expected to take part in the so-called day of rage on Friday to express their outrage with US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, local media reported.
Israeli police have reinforced their presence in Al-Quds (Jerusalem), while the Israeli regime’s Forces have deployed additional troops to different locations across the West Bank, The Times of Israel said. At the same time, the regime’s authorities did not announce any plans to impose restrictions on Muslim worshipers praying on the Temple Mount in Al-Quds.
Trump announced Wednesday the recognition of Al-Quds as the capital of Israel and instructed the State Department to begin preparations for the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv. He also urged other countries to follow the US move, reported Sputnik.
Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of the political bureau of the Palestinian Hamas movement declared Friday a “day of rage” and the beginning an uprising over the US move.
An emergency UN Security Council has been called for this Friday to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in light of the US policy reversal, condemned by the UN chief and world leaders.