Israel Nixes East Jerusalem Event After PA Link Uncovered

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The Times of Israel reports: Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan canceled a cultural event in East Jerusalem on Sunday, when he discovered the Palestinian Authority was behind it, his office announced.

Erdan, however, discovered that a Palestinian Authority representative was supposed to preside over the event, which required Israel’s pre-approval, according to the 1994 Oslo Accords.

The PA did not contact the Israeli government for permission to hold an event in Israeli territory, Erdan’s office said in a statement.

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