Jerusalem ‘not for sale’, Trump to learn from Palestinians – Clergy

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U.S. President Donald Trump is going to learn that the Palestinian people cannot be bribed to abandon their historic ties to the holy city of Jerusalem, Rev. Mitri Raheb, pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem said.

Raheb told Sputnik: “it seems that President Trump thinks only as a businessman believing that everything is for sale and with money you can buy anything.”

Raheb, who is also president of Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, said: “Jerusalem is not for sale.”

Raheb Thursday condemned Trump’s announcement that the U.S. was going to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by a vote of 128 nations to nine.

Trump also announced earlier that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Every major U.S. ally in Western Europe, the Middle East and Northeast Asia voted against…



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