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Cairo is in contact with Israel and demands an end to the escalation in Jerusalem

Al-Arabiya sources reported that Cairo had conducted security contacts with Israel, and called for the necessity to stop the escalation in Jerusalem and its procedures to evacuate the homes of Palestinians illegally.

Cairo stressed the freezing of settlement operations, warning that A further escalation of events may herald another Palestinian uprising.

The sources indicated The security officials called on the Palestinian side and movements to work on calm to prevent the escalation of the situation, stressing the continuation of security contacts to stop the escalation.

More than 175 Palestinians and 6 Israeli policemen were wounded, on Friday night, in clashes that took place, especially in The courtyard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque between Palestinians and the Israeli security forces that entered the courtyard, in the most violent confrontations in years in occupied East Jerusalem, and the Palestinian Authority held the Hebrew state “fully responsible” for it.

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed, Friday, Friday. , Expressing its deep condemnation and denunciation of the Israeli authorities storming the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and attacking Palestinian Jerusalemites and worshipers, stressing the need for the Israeli authorities to bear Its responsibility according to the rules of international law to provide the necessary protection for Palestinian civilians and their right to practice religious rites, as well as to stop any practices that violate the sanctity of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and the holy month of Ramadan, or the Arab, Islamic and Christian identity of the city of Jerusalem and its sanctities and change from the existing historical and legal status.

Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, affirmed the complete rejection of any illegal practices aimed at undermining the legitimate and inalienable rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, especially those related to the continuation of the settlement policy in the Palestinian lands by building new settlements or expanding the existing ones Or the confiscation of lands or the displacement of Palestinians, because they represent a violation of international law, undermining the chances of reaching a two-state solution, and a threat to the pillars of security and stability in the region.

In this context, the spokesperson condemned the current efforts to displace Palestinian families. From their homes in the “Sheikh Jarrah” neighborhood in East Jerusalem, which represent a violation of the provisions of international legitimacy and international humanitarian law and a continuation of the policy of forced displacement of Palestinians.

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