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Jerusalem: Churches

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL11108, tabled on 29 October 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the proposal to confiscate land belonging to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Answered on

9 November 2018

Officials at our Embassy in Tel Aviv have made representations to the Israeli authorities about this matter. Our Embassy in Tel Aviv and Consulate General in Jerusalem are closely following developments. We encourage the parties to uphold the status quo in Jerusalem.