In late night vote, Knesset passes law to hinder East Jerusalem withdrawal

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(Worthy News) - Lawmakers approved a bill in the early hours Tuesday that requires a special two-thirds majority vote in the Knesset to relinquish any part of Jerusalem to the Palestinians under a future peace accord.

The bill passed its second and third readings in a late night session by a majority of 64 in favor, 51 against, and one abstention.

The bill, which was proposed by Jewish Home MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli and had the coalition backing, was designed to make it much harder to divide the city that Israel claims as its undivided capital. The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as a capital of a future state. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “In late night vote, Knesset passes law to hinder East Jerusalem withdrawal

  1. Whether they vote or not truth has been manifeted that Jerusalem is capital of Israel nothing will change the truth forever.

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