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September 1, 2000
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The mayor of Jerusalem voiced support for the first time for the idea of declaring the area around the Temple Mount to be under “divine sovereignty.” The Likud Party’s Ehud Olmert said that as long as Israeli police have the right to enter the site, he is not opposed to the idea, which would give Muslims complete access to holy sites in the area.

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