PM: We could destroy Al-Aqsa if we wanted to, but we don’t

Benjamin Netanyahu has told his Likud faction that Israel could easily destroy the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, but chooses not to as it contradicts Israeli values.

“If we wanted to destroy Al-Aqsa, it would not require a great effort… but it goes against everything we stand for,” the prime minister tells his party’s MKs, in a recording played by Army Radio.

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