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UNESCO Temple Mount Vote Shouldn't Have Happened

UNESCO HQ in Paris (Photo: wikicommons/Michel Ravassard)

We have told you about the anti-Israel resolution by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to name the Temple Mount as only an Islamic holy site. Now, reports Israel Hayom's Shlomo Cesana, France has apologized over its support of this move to take the holy site away from Israel:

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has reiterated an apology to Israel for France's support of a UNESCO resolution acquiescing to the Palestinians' demand that the organization refer to the Temple Mount as "Al-Aqsa mosque."

Valls met on Monday with Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis, who is in Paris representing Israel at the OECD annual conference.

"We must admit to our mistakes, such as the vote in UNESCO that should not have happened. We should mention the obvious, that France will never put the sacred ties between Jerusalem and Jewish history to the test," Valls said...

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