Israel says that it plans to give the greenlight on 800 new settler units in East Jerusalem al-Quds by the end of next month.
Al-Quds’ municipality said the new units will be approved for the Jewish regions of the city in an upcoming planning committee meeting, along with another 114 units in Muslim neighborhoods.
The city’s mayor, Nir Barkat, also released a statement stressing that the construction in al-Quds is “essential, important and will continue full force.”
After approval, the new units will become the first to be constructed since US President Donald Trump called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to limit settlement activities, and will also hinder the so-called peace talks.
On Monday, Israeli media announced that the Tel Aviv regime was expected to approve a series of plans to build thousands of new settler units in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds.
Such construction constitutes a blatant violation of…
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