This week, English Prime Minister David Cameron, normally a staunch supporter of Israel, questioned the Jewish state. In response, reports The Times of Israel, Israeli PM Netanyahu reminded him that Israel is the only one protecting Jerusalem from terrorism:
Cameron, long a firm public supporter of Israel, on Wednesday castigated Israel in remarks in the House of Commons for its “shocking” construction of Jewish homes in and around contested East Jerusalem, at the expense of the Palestinians.
Netanyahu, hitting back, said Cameron had evidently forgotten that “only Israeli sovereignty prevents Islamic States and Hamas from setting aflame the holy places in the city, as they are doing across the Middle East.”
Furthermore, Netanyahu added, “only Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem ensures the rule of law for Arab residents and for all...”