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Palestinian government slams Rabbi’s threats to destroy Al-Aqsa

June 3, 2016 at 12:12 pm

Extremist Jewish Rabbi and Member of the Knesset Yehuda Glick’s threats to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque are aggressive and disgusting, the Palestinian unity government said yesterday.

Government spokesperson Yusuf Al-Mahmoud warned that Glick’s comments will increase tensions on the ground and push the situation towards a religious war.

“MK Glick would not have made such statements if he was not supported by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who made several arrogant and hostile allegations saying that Jerusalem will remain under Israel’s sovereignty,” Al-Mahmoud said.

“We are not in a debate with Netanyahu and other extremists, but we are repelling the Israeli occupation,” he added.