The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Egypt turned to Israel with a demand to «stop the violence against the Palestinians and the escalation of tension resulting from the situation on the Temple mount».
The Egyptian foreign Ministry expressed concern over the riots that erupted in Jerusalem when in clashes with the police killed three Arabs.
On the eve of the leadership of the Cairo al-Azhar University, considered the most prestigious Islamic University, has also stated its concern about «provocative actions» of Israel in Jerusalem and expressed support for «the Palestinian people», according to «al-Ahram».
We will remind, on Friday, July 21, in Jerusalem, the Muslims prayed in the square of RAS al-Amud, the street of Salah ad-DIN, near the Rockefeller Museum. At the end of prayers, the Arabs began to throw stones at police officers. In the Old city and East Jerusalem riots broke out.
At the entrance to the temple mount clashes with police and IDF soldiers. In the riots that erupted throughout Judea and Samaria, suffered about two hundred Arabs. Several police officers were injured.