ncy responded to Netanyahu's remarks on Jerusalem
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On Wednesday formally responded to the presidency of the Palestinian prime minister's remarks in the Israeli entity around the city of Jerusalem.
The spokesman for the Palestinian presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeina, said that East Jerusalem, the Islamic and Christian holy sites, is "the capital of the State of Palestine, and will remain so forever."
According to a statement in response to comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about retaining Jerusalem and the Wailing Wall "under Israeli sovereignty forever."
Netanyahu said, in a speech at the Israeli Knesset, in the fiftieth anniversary of the occupation of the city of Jerusalem, "The Temple Mount and the Western Wall will remain under" Israeli sovereignty "forever, and we will stay in Jerusalem for generations and generations."
Abu Rudeina added, "These statements would exacerbate the atmosphere, and the complexity of the situation, and impeding efforts by the US president peace between the Palestinians and Israelis to achieve."
The "Donald Trump, the US president, ended on Tuesday last visit to the Israeli entity, during which he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, both separately.