The international Quartet of middle East peace process sponsors, consisting of representatives of the United States, Russia, the EU and the UN, issued a statement on the crisis surrounding the Temple mount in Jerusalem.
«The Quartet is deeply concerned by the escalation of tension in the Old city of Jerusalem. We strongly condemn all acts of terrorism and deplore the loss of innocent people,» – said in a statement.
«Quartet» called on Israel and Jordan to work together to preserve the status quo on the Temple mount.
Sunday, July 23, will be an additional meeting of the military-political Cabinet, which will be dedicated to discussing the situation on the Temple mount. WAQF demands to remove the metal detectors that were installed at the entrance to the temple mount after a terrorist attack occurred there on July 14. At the meeting of the Cabinet held in the night of July 21, it was decided to leave this matter to the discretion of the police.