President Joko Widodo deplores the policy of President of the United States (US) Donald Trump who recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Jokowi at the Bogor Palace on Thursday (7/12) asked Donald Trump to reconsider the decision.
"Indonesia strongly condemns the unilateral recognition of the United States against Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and asks the United States to reconsider the decision," said Jokowi. 19659003] Jokowi asserted that the unilateral claim of the United States of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel could trigger a world security problem.
"Such unilateral confession has violated various Security Council resolutions and the UN General Assembly, which the United States has become a permanent member, world, "he added.
Indonesia continued President, has established communication with the member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and the United Nations (UN) to immediately meet and address it.  "In recent days the Government of Indonesia has been communicating with OIC countries." For OKI will immediately hold a special session on the matter of this unilateral recognition, and ask the United Nations to immediately meet and address the unilateral recognition of the United States, "said Jokowi.
Indonesian Foreign Ministry continued Jokowi will also give this statement of condemnation Indonesia through the United States Ambassador to Indonesia
"I have also ordered the Minister of Foreign Affairs to summon the US Ambassador to directly convey the position of the Government of Indonesia," he said.
Jokowi further ensures that the Government and the people of Indonesia remain consistent in fighting for Palestine to become an independent state. "I and the people of Indonesia, all of us, remain consistent, to continue with the Palestinian people in their struggle for independence and their rights, in accordance with the mandate of the preamble of the 1945 Constitution."
Indonesia Send Diplomatic Note to US  President Jokowi sure will not communicate directly with US President Donald Trump on this issue, before the convening of OkI session. Jokowi is planning to attend an OIC trial scheduled to be held in Turkey on December 13.
"I will come to the OIC trial on December 13 because we have contacted all countries in Istanbul Turkey," explained Jokowi. 19659014] Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on the sidelines of the Bali Democracy Forum in Serpong Banten on Thursday (7/12) said he would summon US Ambassador Joseph Donovan to ask for an explanation regarding President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He also said he had communicated with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to affirm Indonesia's stance on the White House's move.
To Rex, he also said that Indonesia considers this decision to undermine the peace process between Israel and Palestine as well as peace in the Middle East. Retno said Indonesia through its permanent representation to the United Nations in New York continues to strengthen communications with members of the UN Security Council in response to Trump's decision.
US President Donald Trump, on Wednesday time Washington, officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. His decision was "contradictory" to US foreign policy that has been running for seven decades. Donald Trump's announcement marked the first step of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. [aw/uh]