Expert: Israel should not give up control of the Temple Mount

Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
In an interview with Radio 103FM, Gilad suggested that the situation be viewed in a different way and not as an attempt to change the status quo

"Our national security in the practical sense is built on two foundations - the strength of the IDF and our intelligence. The intelligence is related to a tremendous effort that bears fruit from strategic cooperation with Arab countries the likes of which we have not seen, and the Kingdom of Jordan has a tremendous role that most citizens do not understand because they do not know. To sum it up I would say that Israel's strategic depth is between Iraq and Jordan," said Gilad.

"If you look at the entire map, Judea and Samaria, the Jordan River, East Jordan - a huge area of Israeli security that we have tremendous benefits that help the security of the state and the peace of its citizens in every sense," he added.

"We do not have give up all our assets. This is a meeting of a committee between two sovereign...

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