RAMALLAH, October 16 (JMCC) - The United States express disappointment Friday after the Israeli government reportedly approved new housing in the settlements
and Pisgat Zeev.
“We were disappointed by the announcement of new tenders in east Jerusalem yesterday. It is contrary to our efforts to resume direct negotiations between the parties,” said State Department spokesman Philip Crowley to assembled reporters at a weekly briefing.Read
Earlier on Friday, the Housing Ministry and Israel Lands Authority announced the sale of some 4,000 plots for building housing units, 240 of which are in the northern Jerusalem neighborhoods of Ramot and Pisgat Ze'ev located east the Green Line.
the story at the Jerusalem Post...