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Bulgarian reaction: "Any change in the status of Jerusalem could negatively affect the efforts to re-launch the Middle East peace process"

Bulgarian reaction: "Any change in the status of Jerusalem could negatively affect the efforts to re-launch the Middle East peace process"
Bulgaria has reacted to US President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sofia released a statement on the matter, the content of which resembled the official position of the European Union.

"The status of Jerusalem as the holy city of the three monotheistic religions should be negotiated through Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which will lead to an agreement on the final status of the Palestinian territories", it said in the statement from Bulgaria.

"Any change in the status of Jerusalem, which was not achieved through Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, could negatively affect the efforts to re-launch the Middle East peace process", it read.../IBNA

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