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Abbas advisor condemns the "Israelization of the Old City," accuses Jews of "laying claim to its Islamic and Christian holy sites"

Official PA TV News on a wave of arrests in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat
Official PA TV reporter: "Israel is trying with all its power to Judaize Palestine and all of Jerusalem, except for the Noble Sanctuary (i.e., the Temple Mount), underneath which it is carrying out excavations that tell the story of a fictitious city, for the purpose of internal and external tourism for Israeli extremists…"
Advisor to PA President Mahmoud Abbas on Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Al-Ruweidi: "What is happening in the Old City and its environs is talk of a complete seizing of control of the Old City [of Jerusalem] by presenting a plan, called ‘infrastructure renewal,’ while what is happening is an Israelization of the Old City and laying claim to its Islamic and Christian holy sites, together with the settlement plans in the area of the Old City, known as 'biblical parks.'"