PLO official: Israel is carrying out “desecration of the Islamic holy sites, particularly the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque”
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Oct. 12, 2016

 
     Headline: “Qurei discussed the developments with the ambassadors of China and the European Union”
“PLO Executive Committee Member and Head of the Department for Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Qurei discussed the situation in the Palestinian arena with Chinese Ambassador to Palestine Chen Xingzhong and European [Union] Ambassador Ralph Tarraf…
Qurei emphasized that the European states need to take an initiating political position against the Israeli plot to thwart the two-state solution plan by continuing the expansion of the settlements, the destruction of the homes, and the desecration of the Islamic holy sites, particularly the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.”