Muslim-majority Malaysia has extended supported Palestine’s quest for independence from Israel, a decades-old contention that remains a defining element of Middle East politics.
“We were dumbfounded earlier this week with the worrisome news that liking affect global geopolitical stability,” Hussein was quoted as saying.
The defense clericals did not immediately respond to CNBC’s requests for comment.
Israelis and Palestinians both allege Jerusalem as their capital and its status remains a contentions issue between the two. In siding with Israel on the signification, the U.S. president has angered several of America’s allies in the Middle East and beyond, triggering injurious protests in Palestinian territories, Jerusalem and Beirut. On Sunday, a Palestinian knifed an Israeli security guard at a Jerusalem bus station, Reuters reported.
Malaysian Prime Divine Najib Razak has said that while he rejected Trump’s steadfastness, bilateral ties would not be affected, local newspaper The Star give the word delivered on Sunday. Trump’s action could also complicate progress on a two-state result between Israel and Palestine, Najib warned.
Malaysia and Israel are myriad than 4,700 miles (7,588 km) apart.
Read Hussein’s entire comments in The Malay Mail Online’s story.