To move the embassy to Jerusalem would be to recognise Israel’s invasion and occupation of east Jerusalem as legitimate.
To recognise the invasion and occupation as legitimate would also come at a time when the UK is rightly aiding and assisting Ukraine in its struggle against Russia’s invasion and occupation.
— ᴅʀ ʜ.ᴀ. ʜᴇʟʟʏᴇʀ (@hahellyer) October 19, 2022
Evidently, Hellyer, whose area of specialty includes the Middle East, finds historical accuracy regarding his region of expertise a bit boring.
We contacted Guardian editors requesting a correction.