Barcelona player protests Trump's Jerusalem move

Turkish midfielder Arda Turan denounces US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Barcelona player protests Trump's Jerusalem move

World Bulletin / News Desk

Barcelona’s Turkish midfielder Arda Turan on Friday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

The 30-year-old Turkish football star posted the remarks on his Instagram account.

“Jerusalem will always remain as the capital of peace and humanity! Put your guns away!” Turan said in the message.

On Wednesday, Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as well as plans to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the contested city.

Last Mod: 09 Aralık 2017, 09:36
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