Arab FMs to meet at Arab-African Summit to discuss Al-Quds


Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Al-Malki said Arab foreign ministers agreed Sunday to meet on sidelines of the Arab-African Summit that would be held in Kuwait later this month.

This meeting will be dedicated to discuss threats against Al-Aqsa Mosque, occupied Jerusalem and Palestinian territories in general "so we can determine the next steps that all Arabs need to adopt in order to defend Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa Mosque," Al-Malki told reporters following a one-day meeting extraordinary meeting of Arab foreign ministers over Syria.

The violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque and occupied Jerusalem will "be discussed very clearly in the next round of negotiations" with the Israelis, he said, addint that this issue would be discussed between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US Secretary of State John Kerry when they meet in Bethlehem next Wednesday.

Al-Malki said Israel was implementing the road of Jerusalem Municipality, also known as 2020. He added that in that year the number of Palestinians living in grand Jerusalem would be less than 23 percent of total population.

He said the Israelis have announced that Al-Aqsa Mosque would be a place for Jews in near future. There is an Israeli plan to partition Al-Aqsa Mosque between Jews and Muslims.

Source: KUNA

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