Israeli law tightening control over Jerusalem angers Palestinians

FILE – In this Dec. 6, 2017 file photo, a view of the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, some of the holiest sites for for Jews and Muslims, is seen in Jerusalem’s Old City. Israel’s parliament passed a law Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, requiring a supermajority to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem, a move that could hamstring the city’s division in any future peace deal. But the law itself can be overturned with a simple majority, making it largely symbolic. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

Israeli legislators passed an amendment on Tuesday that will make it more difficult to give control of any section of Jerusalem to “a foreign party.”

Palestinians believe the move undermines any chance of peace talks over possible statehood.

CGTN’s Stephanie Freid reports from Tel Aviv.