New Delhi: December 07, 2017: Reacting to Donald Trump announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Maulana Mahmood Madani General Secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind today condemned the move saying that it's highly provocative. This move will not only create unrest in the region but entire Muslim ummah across the world" said Maulana Madani adding that “The US has not only ignored the international law but also ignoredthe international community's apprehension on the issue. This move has also subverted the efforts to usher in peace in the region.”
Maulana Madani exhorted the UN to convene an emergency meeting on the issue and protect the interest of the Palestinians in keeping with its past rulings and conventions. Maulana Madani also appealed to the Arab world to review their diplomatic relations with the Unites States.
He said that JamiatUlama-i-Hind has always been in support of Palestinian cause. "The organisation views this US' move as legitimizing the illegal cruel occupation of Israel on Jerusalem." Maulana Madani maintained.