‘The basic law’ which Israel’s unicameral national legislature Knesset adopted in 1980 proclaims united Jerusalem the capital of Israel.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon dwelt on the current situation in Palestinian-Israeli settlement on Monday. He urged both conflicting parties to show moderateness and to give up violence and provocative acts.
The UN General Assembly plans to endorse five resolutions over the Palestinian issue at a plenary meeting on Tuesday. Documents on impressible attempts to change Jerusalem status are among them.