Minister Denies Kever Dovid Vatican Handover


kever-dovidThe Israeli government has officially informed the Knesset that there will be no change in the status quo at Kever Dovid in Yerushalayim. Arutz Sheva reports that members of the Knesset’s Internal Affairs and Environment Committee received a missive today from the committee chair, MK Miri Regev (Likud-Beytenu), which included a copy of a letter she received from Minister of Public Security Yitzchak Aharonovich.

“According to an update that I received from the Foreign Ministry and the Prime Minister’s Office, there is no intention to change the existing status quo at the the David’s Tomb Compound and the Last Supper Hall, and this is also true as regards prayer times and everything that involves,” wrote Aharonovich. “There is no intention of handing over any part of the said compound to the Vatican.”

{ Israel News Bureau}