Stop the Jerusalem Provocation!
US President Donald Trump announced that he would relocate the US
Embassy to Jerusalem, officially recognising the city as the capital of
This is a serious provocation. It will cause new conflicts in the
Middle East. With this step, Trump wants to launch such a process of
With this decision, Trump aims to strengthen himself in domestic
politics, as well as launch a new process in alliance with Israel,
Egypt and Saudi Arabia against the Russian and Iranian influence in the
It is the Palestinian people who will decide in the peace process
whether they are for a Palestinian State with Jerusalem as its capital,
or for two states, Palestine and Israel, sharing Jerusalem as their
However, in order for the peace process to resume, it is first
necessary to end the US-Israeli provocation, to halt the Israeli policy
of opening new settlements, to abandon the occupied territories, and
for those Palestinians who were driven out to return to their countries.
It is not in the interests of the peoples of the Middle East and of the
world to bring new conflicts while there is already a war in the
region. The United States and all imperialist powers must take their
hands off the Middle East immediately.
President Erdoğan and his government are trying to benefit from Trump’s
decision. They are trying to cover up domestic problems, using this
issue as an instrument for their reactionary policies.
This cannot be treated as a religious and sectarian problem. It is the
policies of the imperialists and their collaborators who create this
problem. American imperialism and Israeli Zionism cannot be fought with
words. All bilateral agreements, including all military and economic
agreements, open and secret, must be cancelled. Without this, it is not
possible to take any effective step.
As Labor Party, we fully and sincerely support the oppressed Palestinian people.
We call all workers and labourers to support the just cause of the Palestinian people.
End the provocations!
End the occupation!
Long live free and independent Palestine!
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