| Dec eight, 2017, 06:08 IST

NEW DELHI: Reacting to US President Trump’s arguable resolution to recognise Jerusalem because the capital of Israel, India mentioned on Thursday that its place on Palestine used to be formed by its perspectives and pursuits “and not determined by any third country.” “India’s position on Palestine is independent and consistent,” mentioned the ministry of exterior affairs spokesperson.

New Delhi used to be guarded in its response because it did not point out India’s conventional formula of East Jerusalem as the long run capital of the Palestinian state. In the previous despite the fact that, the Narendra Modi executive has underlined the importance of East Jerusalem for Palestine. The India-Arab Manama Declaration final 12 months referred to as for the “implementation of the two-state principle on the establishment of an independent and sovereign Palestine State with East Jerusalem as its capital, living in peace side by side with the State of Israel on the 1967 borders, within secure and recognized boundaries”. This has been India’s said place through the years.

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