Joint List leader Ayman Odeh declared Tuesday evening outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls that Israel’s capital would one day become Palestine’s main city, amid the backdrop to the rescheduled Flags Parade.
“On these walls, the flag of Palestine will be hoisted and Jerusalem will be the capital of reconquered Palestine,” he told the Kan public broadcaster.
“Our people will shame them and they will withdraw from these places,” he said, referring to the parade participants, who the Israel Police said numbered approximately 5,000.
Earlier in the day, Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas, whose faction makes up one of the eight parties that comprises Israel’s new coalition government denounced the Flag Parade, labeling it an “unrestrained provocation.”
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