Irish, Dutch foreign ministers tsk-tsk US embassy move

European foreign ministers say the US decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem is unwise and likely to exacerbate tensions.

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney says Monday that the move “is inflaming already a very tense situation, and the relationship between Israelis and Palestinians.”

His Dutch counterpart, Stef Blok, says “we don’t consider it a wise decision to move the embassy.”

Their comments come after the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania blocked the full 28-nation European Union from publishing a statement about the US move.


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