The U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital is dangerous "insolence" meant to legitimize the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands, according to Muslim Dutch politicians.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Tunahan Kuzu, the co-founder and head of Netherland's DENK party -- established in 2015 by Turkish-Dutch lawmakers -- warned that U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial decision will cause a huge crisis.

"Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital means legitimating Israel's years-long illegitimate occupation," he said.

He added: "We were used to Trump's nonsense, but this is more than that, it's disrespect and insolence."

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