Israel hopes to coordinate Temple Mount camera installation ‘as soon as possible’

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October 27, 2015 00:48

 
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Israel is interested in working with a Jordanian team to coordinate the placement of 24-hour surveillance cameras on the Temple Mount “as soon as possible,” an official in the Prime Minister’s Office said Monday.

“We have no interest in delaying this,” he said.

The official’s comments came after the Wakf, the Muslim religious trust which administers the site, issued a statement on Monday saying that Israel did not allow it to place cameras at the Mughrabi Gate, the only entrance to the Mount for non-Muslims.

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