Rajoub to Israelis: The Western Wall “is a holy site for the Jews… it has to be under Jewish sovereignty. We have no argument with that"
Israeli TV Channel 2 - June 3, 2017


Excerpt from Rajoub's interview in Hebrew on Israeli TV Channel 2 about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on May 23, 2017.

Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: "When [US President Trump] came, he went to the Western Wall, and we understand that it is a holy site for the Jews, and in the end it has to be under Jewish sovereignty. We have no argument with that."
Channel 2 host Rina Matsliah: "That the Western Wall will remain under Jewish sovereignty?"
Jibril Rajoub: "Yes, of course. It is a holy site for the Jews. So he [Trump] went alone -"
Rina Matsliah: "And no [sovereignty] over the Temple Mount."
Jibril Rajoub: "Listen, the Temple Mount is ours, OK? It is not yours. And I think you will stop talking like this. Something, a status quo that has been in place since 1967, which [former Israeli Minister of Defense] Moshe Dayan determined - I think that the two of us need to honor it. But if you want to make an explosion, then say 'This is ours and this is ours...' I say something else, OK?"
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Jibril Rajoub also holds the following positions: Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).