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MK to Jordan’s king: Pressure Israel to ban Jews from Temple Mount

MK Taleb Abu Arar, who earlier in the day visited Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman to speak about unrest in Jerusalem with other Arab lawmakers says in a statement that the meeting was “positive.”

He says the group asked Abdullah to pressure Israel to ban Jews from visiting the Temple Mount, considered the holiest site in Judaism.

“I clarified that Netanyahu labors day and night to change the status quo any way he can, and he works according to the agenda of the extreme right-wing Jewish groups, who want to destroy the al-Aqsa Mosque,” he says in the statement.

He tells Abdullah not to trust the promises of Netanyahu, who has vowed in recent days that he does not seek to change the status quo, which prohibits Jewish prayer at the site.

“He is not a peace partner, and not a partner to fix the situation today on al-Aqsa. Netanyahu misleads and feeds violence and claims that he is acting against ‘terror.'”

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