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PA Mufti calls on Palestinians to “come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque… and defend the holy sites that the occupation has begun to treat as its own”

Headline: “The [PA] mufti: Coming to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and defending the holy sites is a national and religious duty”

“The Palestinian [PA] Ministry of Information convened a press conference yesterday, Tuesday [March 12, 2019], under the heading of Occupied Arab Jerusalem…

[PA] Mufti of Palestine and the Palestinian Territories Sheikh Muhammad Hussein emphasized that it is necessary to show interest in the holy city [of Jerusalem], the capital of our Palestinian state, for which there is no substitute…

He called on the members of our Palestinian people and anyone that can come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to go up to it and defend the holy sites that the occupation has begun to treat as its own.”

Muhammad Hussein also holds the positions of Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council Chairman and Deputy Secretary-General and acting Secretary-General of the PLO Popular National Conference of Jerusalem.