Peres suggests holy sites in J'lem be declared 'world capital'
JERUSALEM - Shimon Peres, the head of Israel's
opposition Labor Party, has suggested resolving
Israeli-Palestinian conflict over Jerusalem by
putting its holy sites under UN stewardship, a
spokesman said on Tuesday.
His plan calls for declaring a
holy area of sites sacred to
Jews, Christians and Muslims in
Jerusalem's old walled city as
a "world capital", with the UN
Secretary-General serving as
mayor, Peres' spokesman Yoram