Thursday, 20 December 2012

Israel Says Construction in E. J’lem Will Not Block Peace Process

The United Nations continues to "get tough" on Israel over the announcement of new settlement construction with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon saying that the action of the Jewish state threatens the possibility of a two-state peace settlement with the Palestinians. Despite pressure by the international community, Israel has remained defiant saying its planned construction of some 2,600 settlement homes in East Jerusalem is not a roadblock to peace.

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