Turkish President Recep-Tayyip Erdogan held a press conference before departure to Saudi Arabia. Along with the Cairo crisis, the head of state also touched upon the situation in Jerusalem.
«The Islamic world will not silently watch because of the violence in the al-Aqsa mosque. I call on Israel to renounce violence and act in accordance with international law,» said Erdogan, adding that Israel should remove the metal detectors and return with the status quo ante.
Strongly condemning the Israeli action made by the League of Arab States. «Israel is playing with fire. The issue of Jerusalem and the Holy places there are no concessions,» — said in a published statement, LAS.
On the night of 23 July, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting with the Minister of internal security by Gilad Ardana and the inspector General of police, Roni Alchahol on the question of the situation around the Temple mount.
On 23 July there will be an additional meeting of the military-political Cabinet, which will be dedicated to discussing the situation on the Temple mount. WAQF requires you to remove the metal detectors.
Riots in Arab areas of Israel’s capital continues. The demonstrators used stones and Molotov cocktails, the police is a special means to disperse demonstrations.