Turkish President says US decision on Jerusalem disregards United Nations

Tayyip Erdogan was speaking to supporters at the airport in Ankara before departing to Greece for an official visit. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 07, 2017, 07.10 AM (IST)

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that United State's president Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital would throw the region into a "ring of fire". 

The decision completely disregarded a 1980 United Nations resolution regarding the status of the city.

He was speaking to supporters at the airport in Ankara before departing to Greece for an official visit.