Oct 28 2021 - 08:04
Back

European states urge Israel to stop settlement expansion

Germany, along with other 11 European countries, urged Israel on Thursday to reverse its decision Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار West Bank, Settlement, Israel,Germany,Germany, along with other 11 European countries, urged Israel on Thursday to reverse its decision
episodes
European states urge Israel to stop settlement expansion
Lebanon News

Germany, along with other 11 European countries, urged Israel on Thursday to reverse its decision to advance plans to construct around 3,000 settlement units in the West Bank.

 
advertisement

In a joint statement by the foreign ministries of Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain and Sweden, the countries said they opposed settlement expansion across the occupied Palestinian Territories.

 

"We call on both parties to build on steps taken in recent months to improve cooperation and reduce tensions," the countries said.

 

Israel moved forward on Wednesday with plans to build some 3,000 homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, defying the strongest criticism to date of such projects from the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden.

 
 
 
REUTERS
advertisement
Read also