Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday slammed the U.S. decision on illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.
“No country is above international law. Fait accompli style declarations shall have no validity with respect to international law,” Cavusoglu said on Twitter.
The U.S. on Monday reversed course on its position regarding Israeli settlements built in the occupied West Bank, breaking with over four decades of precedent in saying that they will no longer be viewed as illegal “per se”.
The move is highly likely to irk Palestinian officials, who have rejected a role for the U.S. in