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Jerusalem status must be negotiated: UN

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The UN Secretary General, Nickolay Mladenov, warned of repercussions of any action taken over the disputed city.

Jerusalem : The UN envoy for the Middle East peace process said on Wednesday  that Jerusalem’s future status must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians and warned of the repercussions of any action over the disputed city.

“The (UN) secretary general has spoken many times on this issue… and he has said that we all have to be very careful with the actions we take because of the repercussions of these actions,” Nickolay Mladenov told  ahead of US President  Trump’s plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.”The future of Jerusalem is something that needs to be negotiated with Israel, with the Palestinians, sitting side by side directly in negotiations.”