Czech president brands EU ‘cowards’ over stance on Trump’s Jerusalem move

Czech president brands EU ‘cowards’ over stance on Trump’s Jerusalem move, by RT.

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his controversial statements, has called EU countries “cowards” over their response to Donald Trump’s recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. He is the only world leader to endorse the move, other than Netanyahu. …

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that the US announcement on Jerusalem “has a very worrying potential impact.”…

The reaction of other European leaders to Trump’s declaration was negative as well, with France and Germany pointing out that it disregarded all international agreements. French President Emmanuel Macron expressed regret at Trump’s “unilateral” decision, underlining that France “does not approve” of it.

Angela Merkel’s spokesman said the German Chancellor “doesn’t support” the US decision and believes that “the status of Jerusalem needs to be negotiated” as part of talks on a two-state solution.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow is “seriously concerned” over Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

hat-tip Stephen Neil