The US called Hamas responsible for the death of 52 protesters on the border of Israel and Gaza

The ceremony of the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem may 14, 2018 was marred by violent clashes between protesting Palestinians and Israeli army. According to the latest reports, the conflict has killed 52 of the participant of the protest, over 700 people were injured.

The US called Hamas responsible for the death of 52 protesters on the border of Israel and GazaWhen the collision killed 52 people, more than 700 injured. Photo: twitter

Jared Kushner, who served as senior adviser to the President of the United States and other than his son-in-law, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Embassy, said that the protesters themselves provoked the violence. At the same time, Deputy press Secretary of the White house Raj Shah accused the group Hamas of organizing the protests.

«The responsibility for these tragic deaths lies directly on Hamas. They deliberately and cynically provoke such a response,» said Shah.

Donald trump not yet commented on the existing on the border of Israel and Gaza situation. The US President was limited to a congratulation of Israel, saying today the «big day» for the country. He was not present at the ceremony, but there was his daughter Ivanka trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Big day for Israel. Congratulations!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 14, 2018

Representatives of the Israeli claim that it was used against protesters, the vast majority of cases, tear gas and rubber bullets. According to them, the military opened fire only in some cases, the responsesafter they were fired from the Gaza strip. Red cross of Palestine, in turn, said that a gunshot wound was discovered many of the protesters. For the last 1.5 months, the number killed in conflict with Palestinians has exceeded 90 people.

What a great day for the great American-Israeli alliance 🇮🇱🇺🇸

צילום: אבי אוחיון, לע״מ

— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) May 14, 2018

According to Raj Shah, President of trump remains faithful to the idea of building a definitive peace between Palestine and Israel. The spokesman said that the current plan to resolve the middle East conflict is in the process of active discussion and will be presented to the public.