France's Macron condemns Gaza violence, to talk to parties involved

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No Israelis have been killed and the military has faced criticism over the use of live fire.

Palestinians want to return to lands they fled in 1948 when the state of Israel was founded. Responding to the embassy opening, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat dismissed Washington as "no longer a partner and a broker". The US delegation included hundreds of people - congressmen, religious leaders and officials. He was represented at the ceremony by his daughter Ivanka and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, US envoy to the Middle East.

The spokesperson reiterated that Pakistan also renews its call for establishment of a viable, independent and contiguous State of Palestine, on the basis of internationally agreed parameters, the pre-1967 borders, and with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital. But not Trump. "When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it". Thank you, President Trump for making the alliance between Israel and the United States stronger than ever... "Today we open the USA embassy in Jerusalem, Israel", he said to applause.

The White House on Monday declined to criticize Israel's handling of deadly unrest on the Gaza border, instead putting the blame "squarely on Hamas" as senior administration officials attended the opening of the controversial USA embassy in Jerusalem.

Since the border rallies began on March 30, more than 90 Palestinian demonstrators have been killed by cross-border Israeli gunfire, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

Israeli soldiers fired tear gas, rubber bullets and live ammunition at protesters in what the army said were "standard operating procedures" to prevent a breach of the fence.

Israel's military response restored global attention to the Palestinian cause with each one-sided casualty report, and revived Hamas's flagging political fortunes. "We will continue to act with determination to protect our sovereignty and our citizens". "Hamas is killing Gaza", he said. Almost 3,000 Palestinians have been injured in the protests so far.

Already, fallout from the embassy opening has spread far beyond Jerusalem, illustrating how in the delicate Mideast, one point of conflict often begets another.

"Police arrested 14 suspects".

Pakistan has noted with grave concern that despite calls by the global community to comply with UN General Assembly and Security Council resolutions on the two-state solution, USA is moving its Embassy to the Holy City of Jerusalem.

A bipartisan coalition of over 39 members of Congress sent a letter to the body in protest of the resolution.

For weeks, the State Department has been working to bolster security at U.S. diplomatic posts around the Muslim world in advance of the USA embassy move in Jerusalem, anticipating possible violence.

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It said Trump's administration bore "responsibility for the blood of Palestinian martyrs".

Ankara has also condemned the U.S. decision and called on the worldwide community to show some reaction to the deadly events in the Gaza Strip.

Around 1,000 police officers were positioned around the embassy, while Israel's army said it nearly doubled the number of troops surrounding Gaza and in the occupied West Bank.

First lady Melania Trump had surgery for a benign kidney condition on Monday, the White House said in a statement.

There will also be many funerals in Gaza for those killed in the protests, each one likely to be attended by huge crowds and the focus of more fury.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs had repeated the Government's concerns about the move of the US Embassy directly with Israel's Ambassador in the weeks before it took place.

"Israeli regime massacres countless Palestinians in cold blood as they protest in world's largest open air prison".

And now comes the implementation of Trump's decision to move the U.S. A great day for the state of Israel.

Arab League Chief Ahmed Aboul Gheit called the move a "clear violation of worldwide law", Mena said.

"It's not just that it's provoked violence or that it's made the United States look like the biased broker instead of the honest broker", Indyk said of the embassy move, "but it also has set the process back in a way that all this loose talk about how it's going to advance peace is ludicrous".

"We are here to tell Trump that what he is doing is against global law".

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