EU voices concern over settler group's attempts to seize Christian properties

(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN—The European Union missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah on Friday voiced concern over an Israeli group's takeover of Greek Orthodox properties in the occupied East Jerusalem's Old City, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. اضافة اعلان

"Attempts by settlers to take over Christian property in the Old City of Jerusalem must be halted as they jeopardize the heritage and traditions of the Christian community," the representative office of the European Union in Palestinian territories said in a statement.

Earlier, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate against the takeover of Christian properties by settler organization, Ateret Cohanim.

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