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Clinton Says Israel Offered Temple Mount to Palestinians in 2000

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Bill Clinton in February 2013. Photo: U.S. Department of Labor.

Times of Israel – Former US president Bill Clinton said Wednesday that the Palestinians were offered the Temple Mount at the Camp David Summit in 2000, but the agreement fell through over a sliver of land near the Western Wall.

In an address at Virginia’s Georgetown University, where he has agreed to deliver a series of lectures, Clinton spoke on a variety of domestic issues, while also touching on the foreign policy challenges his administration had encountered — chiefly, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the 2000 summit he brokered between then-prime minister Ehud Barak and the late Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat.

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