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U.S. criticizes Israel plan to subsidize West Bank settlement construction


Israeli constructions in the West Bank

The United States have criticized the plan of Netanyahu’s government to subsidize construction in 557 rural settlements, of which 70 are deep inside the West Bank. State Department spokesman Mark toner calls the move “unconstructive and unhelpful”, adding that these kinds of actions can hamper the process of getting Israel and Palestine back to direct negotiations. The Palestinian Authority also condemned the plan, saying that Netanyahu’s government was “adding obstacles at a time when everyone is intensifying efforts to try to resume peace talks.”

The Associated Press (AP), United States

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  1. the reason amecria is broke because ouramecrian TAX dollars go to nation like Israel and china and saudi arabia.it is sad that the last 9 years we gave Israel $30 BILLIONS AND BILLIONS AND MORE BILLIONS of our dollars to Israel.we worry and bitch about obama health care. When Israel is the who is stealing our hard earning money.bush and cheney are giving our amecrian dollars money to nations like Israel .zionist Israel HATES amecria and we give them our dollars so they can murder and killing innocent children and women.SHAME ON US AMERICANS .

    Posted by Laura | November 21, 2012, 6:52 am

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