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Arab League condemns Israel for Judaizing Jerusalem

CAIRO, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The Arab League denounced here Sunday Israel's mounting moves to Judaize the occupied City of Jerusalem.
The Council of the Arab League at the level of permanent representatives warned at an extraordinary meeting here against the risks of Israeli aggressive measures against regional and world stability.
It also cautioned that Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque, together with other Islamic and Christian holy sites were a "red line that must not be crossed".
It added that there would be no peace unless a viable Palestinian state was created with Jerusalem as its capital.
"All Israeli measures in Jerusalem are null and void in line with international law and international legitimacy resolutions," it said.
The council also voiced emphatic condemnation of Israeli insistence on targeting the religious, political, economic and cultural symbols of the occupied holy city of Jerusalem.
Furthermore, it unveiled an Israeli plan to build 50,000 settlement units in Jerusalem by 2020 in a bid to reduce the number of Arab residents there.
Therefore, it called on the international community, especially the UN Security Council, EU and UNESCO, to take on responsibility by protecting Al-Aqsa Mosque and all other Islamic and Christian holy sites. (end) mfm.rg.mt KUNA 192028 Feb 12NNNN