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Jerusalem: Religious Buildings

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL5013, tabled on 23 January 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to make representations to the government of Israel about that government's reported attempts to stop repairs and renovations to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock.

Answered on

6 February 2018

We have not made representations to the Government of Israel about any such alleged events. However, in our meetings with the Israeli authorities we regularly raise the need to respect the status quo on the holy sites in Jerusalem.