Palestinians recall envoy to US for consultations after Jerusalem move

Palestinian General Delegation head Husam Zomlot speaks to a reporter before an interview with the Associated Press at the Washington office of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP)

The Palestinians said Sunday they were recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations in a move that follows US President Donald Trump's designation of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Palestinian foreign minister Riad al-Malki decided to recall PLO envoy to Washington Husam Zomlot, official Palestinian news agency WAFA said, without providing further details.

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