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Israel planned "to create an artificial Jewish character" in Jerusalem

Ahmed Ruwaidi, Chairman of the Department for Jerusalem Affairs in Abbas's office:
 "In 2000, Israel drew up a plan of its vision concerning the city of Jerusalem, with the participation of about 28 official Israeli bodies. By means of this plan [Israel] sought to change the situation of the city and its Arab-Muslim-Christian character, and to create an artificial Jewish character in it."