J K News Today

Jammu, December 22

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti  has expressed happiness over India joining more than 100 other countries in supporting the resolution  against  the U S declaring Jerusalem  as capital of Israel.

In a tweet , Mehbooba Mufti  said  “ Very proud to see that India joined over 100 countries  at the UN to vote against recognizing Jerusalem  as the official capital of Israel  .”

“ This vote further reaffirms our stand  and support to Palestine.”

Her political rival Omar Abdullah   offered a “ well done” to Ministry of External Affairs for siding with the Palestinians . He wrote on Twitter : “ Well done MEA for not taking the safe/easy option of abstaining like 35 others. Donald Trump’s threat backfired spectacularly.”

Omar is also a former minister of state for external affairs.