The German government said on Monday that it was gravely concerned about Israeli settlement plans in East Jerusalem.
It said in a statement by the German Foreign Ministry that it was “watching with great concern” Israeli decisions to build settlements inside Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem and around it.
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“The question is, how could the Israeli government in light of this situation allow the US administration and other international actors to work toward a solution to the decades-long conflict,” it said.
The Israeli government has approved tens of thousands of housing units in the last year, in a violation of international law and in defiance for the international community.
(Wafa, PC, Social Media)