Leader Of The Palestinian U.S. Delegation Reacts To Trump's Jerusalem Decision

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: OK, to better understand how Palestinians see President Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, I spoke with Husam Zomlot. He's the Palestinian ambassador to the U.S. here in Washington and a key adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. I asked Ambassador Zomlot what he makes of today's news. HUSAM ZOMLOT: It's very unfortunate. This is a black day for peace in the Middle East. The U.S. president has fully adopted the narrative not only of Israel actually but the very extreme elements within Israel up against everyone else - up against the world, up against the will for achieving a lasting and durable peace because in one announcement, this has...

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