Israeli settlements in the West Bank: London ‘seriously worried’

Britain said on Monday that it was “seriously concerned” over the Israeli government’s decision to build around 800 homes in settlements in the occupied West Bank, asking it to terminate the project “immediately”.

A spokesman for the West Bank said, “The United Kingdom is seriously concerned about the Israeli government’s decision to approve the construction of 780 new settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.” foreign Ministry. “The settlements are illegal under international law and there are risks related to the physical feasibility of a two-state solution,” he said in a statement, “We demand that construction stop in East Jerusalem and elsewhere in the West Bank . Immediately”.

During an election campaign for legislative elections in March, Mr Netanyahu early last week “ordered the construction of about 800 housing units in Judea and Samaria” to be designated on the Palestinian territory to designate the West Bank in Israel. A Biblical name used in Israel to capture. 1967 by the Israeli military, according to a statement from the office of the head of government.

According to the sub-colonial organization La Pax Now, the project was approved by the Higher Planning Council on Sunday. The settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are considered illegal under international law. More than 450,000 Israelis reside in settlements in the West Bank, home to 2.8 million Palestinians.

Britain said that on Monday it was “seriously concerned” about the Israeli government’s decision to build around 800 housing units in settlements in the West Bank, asking it to terminate the project “immediately”. The Israeli government is seriously concerned about the decision to approve the construction of 780 new settlements …

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