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  9/5/2014, Elul 10, 5774

Jerusalem Councilman Dismissed After Opposing Arab Building


'Leftist' Mayor Barkat dismisses Aryeh King for petitioning housing plans he charges threaten balance of capital.

"This is crazy and runs contrary to a previous decision not to go ahead with the program until the building committee can confirm the need for large-scale construction in Arab neighborhoods," stated King while speaking to Arutz Sheva.

King argued the plan "was put forward by the leftists to establish their own the demographic balance in the city, and link Area B to the downtown area - all of this without discussing the issue with the city council."

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