“Jerusalem will stay our capital for eternity”: Netanyahu

Palestine

Published: 2024-06-05 16:44

Last Updated: 2024-07-14 10:41


“Israeli” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. (March 14, 2016) (Photo: Flash90)
“Israeli” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. (March 14, 2016) (Photo: Flash90)

“Israeli” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today that Jerusalem will stay as the Israeli Occupation’s capital for eternity, adding that its status will “never change”.

“We will work on the prosperity of our capital Jerusalem and will pass many decisions related to the development of the city,” Netanyahu added.

“Enemies have tried in the past to erase us from the map, and this is what Hamas, Hezbollah, and Iran are trying to do today.”


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Today marks the “Jerusalem Day” – an official “Israeli” national holiday that marks the “Naksa” or the six-day war of 1967, which saw “Israeli” occupy East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Hundreds of “Israeli” settlers, flanked by the “Israeli” police, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday morning to participate in the annual Flag March of “Jerusalem Day”.

The flag march is a flag-flying parade where tens of thousands wave “Israeli” flags while marching through Damascus Gate to the Western Wall.

Meanwhile, the Islamic Waqf Ministry in Jerusalem said that 928 settlers had stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque since Wednesday morning.

The settlers performed Jewish rituals and dances during their incursion into Al-Aqsa, while the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) prevented Palestinian youth from entering the mosque and only allowed the elderly.

The IOF deployed three thousand personnel to secure the settlers' safety through the flag march.