Abbas urges Palestinians to protect Al Aqsa| MENAFN.COM

Wednesday, 29 June 2022 12:37 GMT

Abbas urges Palestinians to protect Al Aqsa


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas yesterday called on his people to prevent Israeli settlers from entering Jerusalem's flashpoint Al Aqsa mosque and use "all means" to protect the site.

His comments came days after Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters demonstrating against Jews visiting the mosque compound, Islam's third holiest site also revered by Jews. "It is not enough to say the settlers came, but they must be barred from entering the compound by any means. This is our Aqsa... and they have no right to enter it and desecrate it," Abbas said.


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