WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States strongly condemned the Israeli government's decision to advance a plan that would create up to 300 new settlement units deep in the West Bank, the State Department said on Wednesday, saying it would damage prospects for a two-state solution.
The Obama administration is once again condemning Israel for plans to construct housing on land claimed by the Palestinians. The State Department said Wednesday the proposal to build a new … Click to Continue »
The new West Bank settlements "does provoke strong feelings in the administration," White House says.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday once again condemned Israel for plans to construct housing on land claimed by the Palestinians, saying that a new project announced last week profoundly hurts efforts to forge a two...
In an uncommonly harsh statement, the Obama administration condemned the Israeli government for approving plans to create a new Jewish settlement on the West Bank.