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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 20:41
US urges restraint after Israel vows to reopen Al-Aqsa mosque
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The United States urged all sides in Jerusalem to exercise restraint amid spiralling tensions in the holy city, and said it was working with Israelis, Palestinian and Jordanians to try to restore calm.

Secretary of State John Kerry also condemned the shooting of hardline rabbi Yehuda Glick, who holds both Israeli and US citizenship.

Kerry called for the reopening of the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem to Muslim worshippers as police said the compound would open today for prayers.

Kerry said he was in close contact with Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian leaders to try to de-escalate the situation..

 
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