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State Department Calls Israeli Residential Building “Provocative”

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The State Department on Tuesday spoke with disdain about Israel’s “pattern of provocative action” – the building of homes for Jewish citizens in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria.

In a report by the Associated Press, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland chastised Israel for putting land negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority “further at risk”.

Also on Tuesday, British foreign secretary Willian Hague called development of housing for the burgeoning Jewish population “illegal under international law,” and warned that upcoming projects in eastern Jerusalem “would make a negotiated two-state solution, with Jerusalem as a shared capital, very difficult to achieve.”

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.

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One Response to “State Department Calls Israeli Residential Building “Provocative””

  1. Renata Christina De Almeida Tibbits says:

    The State Department lacks common sense.

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