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  12/9/2011, Kislev 13, 5772

Jordanian Foreign Minister: Leave Rambam Bridge Alone


Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh of Jordan said, Friday, that his country made it clear to Israel that the status quo of the bridge between the Western Wall Plaza and the Rambam (Mughrabi) Gate to the Temple Mount should not be harmed. Interviewed by Ar-Rai, he stressed that Jordan opposes any step that harms the Arab identity of Jerusalem or its Muslim or Christian holy places.

Jerusalem's municipal engineer has proposed dismantling the bridge as a safety hazard, explaining that it could collapse or catch fire.

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