The bill, endorsed by MK Yaakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism), stipulates that the government must have the parliament's support in order to negotiate the capital's status.
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Following the ministerial committee's approval, MK Litzman said he was "happy with the privilege to guard and protect Jerusalem. (Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu has pledged more than once that he would not negotiate Jerusalem.
"This law anchors that pledge and keeps Jerusalem united. The message of the law is clear – Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, will not be part of any future peace talks."
Yesh Atid ministers opposed the bill and Likud -Beiteinu and Habayit Hayehudi backed it.
Committee Chairwoman Tzipi Livni (Hatnua), said she would appeal the proposal, noting "the bill is not fitting at this time."
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