(MENAFN) Arab leaders were pleaded by President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan to recognize Jerusalem as the "occupied capital of the Palestinian state."
President Erdogan explained while speaking to a summit of the Organization for Islamic Co-operation that the decision of the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was "null and void".
Turkey President also took a shot at Israel, accusing it of being a "state of terror."
The summit was informed by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that the US had "disqualified itself from playing a role in the peace process. We shall not accept any role for the United States in the peace process. They have proven their full bias in favour of Israel."