CAIRO: The Arab Parliament has condemned plans by Argentine President Javier Milei to relocate the countryâs embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
The parliament condemned the move and said that the legal, historical and religious status of Jerusalem was not subject to review.
It said that any steps in this direction represented a violation of international law and was considered an infringement on the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.
SAO PAULO: President Javier Mileiâs plan to move the Argentinian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which he announced on Tuesday during his visit to the Middle Eastern country, could have negative consequences for relations with the Muslim world, analysts have told Arab News.
If the plan is carried out, Argentina would become just the sixth country to have its embassy in Israel in Jerusalem, and the third Latin American nation to do so.
Currently, only the US, Kosovo, Honduras, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea have embassies in Jerusalem.
LONDON: Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit has condemned plans by Argentina to relocate the nationâs embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
He said the move would violate international law and jeopardize the chances of achieving peace based on a two-state solution.
The proposed move was announced by Argentine President Javier Milei on Tuesday during an official visit to Israel.
GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territories: Palestinian militant group Hamas on Tuesday said it âstrongly condemnsâ Argentinian President Javier Milei after he announced plans to move his countryâs embassy to Jerusalem.
Hamas said it viewed the move âan infringement of the rights of our Palestinian people to their land, and a violation of the rules of international law, considering Jerusalem as occupied Palestinian land.â
BUENOS AIRES: Argentinaâs new President Javier Milei, who has recently embraced Orthodox Judaism, said Friday he would visit Israel as he condemned Hamasâ actions in an address to the Jewish community in Buenos Aires.
âIn the coming weeks, I will be traveling to the Holy Land,â Milei said in a speech at the Holocaust Museum in Argentinaâs capital, evoking a ânew chapter in the brotherhood of our two nations.â