WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United States sharply criticized Israel on Wednesday over plans to build a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank that it said would damage prospects for peace with the Palestinians and contradicted assurances made to Washington.
The White House and State Department “strongly condemned” Israel’s decision to advance a plan that they said would create a new settlement “deep in the West Bank” and undermine 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 »
In a blunt rebuke, the State Department on Wednesday accused Israel of planning to establish a new Jewish settlement deep in the West Bank, saying the move would further harm chances for a two-state solution for peace with Palestini...
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.