52 MKs support bill to subject any concession of J'lem land to referendum

52 Members of Knesset, half of them of members of the government coalition, supported a bill proposed by MK Silvan Shalom (Likud) which stated that any concession of territory in Jerusalem must first be approved in a referendum, Israel Radio reported Wednesday. Further, the bill stated that such a concession must also be approved by a majority of MKs. Shalom stated that it was unacceptable for such an important decision to be decided in a crooked manner.