Israeli MK: ‘UNESCO Resolution on Temple Mount Will Lead to Death of More Innocents’

The Dome of the Rock is reflecting on the main gate of the Al-Aqsa mosque inside the Al-Aqsa mosques compound, sacred for Muslims and Jews, in Jerusalem's Old City, on November 3, 2015.
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The Jerusalem Post reports:

A prominent member of the Knesset on Saturday strongly criticized a resolution passed by UNESCO’s Executive Board the previous day, saying if the motion was not overturned it would “lead to the deaths of innocent people”.

Yesh Atid chairmen MK Yair Lapid called on UNESCO’s Director-General Irina Bokova to cancel a resolution passed by the international body Friday which fails to acknowledge the historical Jewish ties to the holy sites of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall

“This decision is a shameful attempt to rewrite history, rewrite reality as part of the ongoing political campaign against Israel and the Jewish people,” Lapid stated in the letter.

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