Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the recent escalations of violence around the Temple Mount at his weekly meeting of Likud ministers today in Jerusalem. He told the assembled that "since the beginning of the current Temple Mount tensions, I have conducted meetings and situational assessments with all the relevant security agencies, including the soldiers on the ground." "We are receiving updates and also recommendations and we are acting according to these," he continued. "We are acting with determination and responsibility and will continue to do so in order to maintain security. I expect you to act the same," he told the ministers.