Russia Vows To Defend Its Legitimate Property Interests In Jerusalem Court Battle

A diagram of the quarters of the old city of Jerusalem
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Russia will do its utmost to protect its legitimate property interests in Israel, including the rights to the Alexander Metochion in the Old City of Jerusalem, the press service of the Russian Embassy in Israel said on Wednesday.

“The Russian Federation will take all the necessary measures to defend its legitimate property interests in Israel, including those related to the Alexander Metochion,” the press service said commenting on a recent decision by the Jerusalem District Court to suspend Russia’s renewal of registration for that property after a lawsuit was launched by an organization known as the Orthodox Palestine Society in the Holy Land that is unlawfully occupying the grounds.

The embassy noted that Russia was working on its response to the claim, adding that it would be submitted to court in accordance with Israeli legislation…

To read more visit TASS.

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1 comment

B.N. April 13, 2020 at 9:44 pm

The Federation has no respect for property rights within its own boundaries. Reference their seizure of Watchtower (Jehovah’s Witness) buildings and local places of worship (kingdom halls). All taken in a mislabeling of a nonviolent religion as being extremists. I’ve not seen this issue covered on this site. I know other religious groups are under close watch as well. You might want to look into the situation.


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