Palestinian Authority threatens to ‘make life miserable’ for Donald Trump if he moves the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem


The Palestinian Authority has threatened to “make life miserable” for US President-elect Donald Trump if he follows through on his election campaign promise to move America’s embassy to Jerusalem, the official capital of the Jewish state. “If people attack us by moving the embassy to Jerusalem…it means they are showing belligerence towards us,” stated the Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the UN, Riyad Mansour.

“If they do that nobody should blame us for unleashing all of the weapons that we have in the UN to defend ourselves and we have a lot of weapons in the UN.” In remarks carried by the Israeli daily Ha’aretz, Mansour acknowledged that the Palestinian Authority couldn’t take any legally binding action against the US in the Security Council, but said he could cause Washington headaches by constantly petitioning for official admission of the Palestinian Authority as a member state.

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