Axar.az
UP
23 January 2018


New building after Netanyahu intervention

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Jerusalem’s municipal council has held its regular Wednesday meeting. The last one of the year had been expected to green-light building permits for hundreds of new homes in mainly Arab East Jerusalem. But it didn’t happen.

Axar.az reports that, the plans have been public for some time and have been furiously contested by the Palestinians. Israel’s settlement policies in the territories it occupies has been the major element in the deterioration of relations between Israel and the USA seen in recent months

It appears the authorisations were dropped on the personal demand of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, possibly in anticipation of a speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry later today, in which he is expected to lay out US policy for a two-state solution to the deadlocked Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Illegal Israeli settlement-building was behind the US’s allowing a UN security council vote critical of the issue to pass last Friday.

Date
2016.12.28 / 19:58
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

Kremlin gives no comment on operation in Syria's Afrin

Turkish Ops in Syria distract from Daesh defeat

Rwanda denies secret deportation deal with Israel

8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near Alaska, tsunami warning

8 countries removed from EU tax haven blacklist

US seeks to boost defense ties with Indonesia

Turkey second NATO member state to purchase S-400

Trump's WH to host 1st state visit, Pres. Macron invited

33 injured after minibus rolls over in eastern Turkey

Cavusoglu expects US to back Ankara, not terrorists

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla