Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders that the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was a "the greatest crime."
The comment came one day after the Trump official moved to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The Islamist group has ruled Gaza since 2007.
The bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years was prompted by new security Israeli measures at Jerusalem's holiest site.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and President Donald Trump are both hopeful about an eventual Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. Speaking about Trump, Abbas said, "With you, we have hope."
What with North Korea, Iran and Syria on his plate President Trump seems to have valuable time to waste on Palestinian Authority
Sean Spicer confirmed the meeting.
If Trump is serious about his desire to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for Israel's own sake, he must demand that Netanyahu commit himself to create a Palestinian state.
Next week, on February 15, Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, for the
Although the resolution was largely on target, it lacked specific suggestions that could be embraced by the Trump administration to help advance the peace process in a tangible way.