Israel plans to construct 17,000 settlement items in Jerusalem: Palestinian minister


JERUSALEM:

A Palestinian official on Thursday mentioned Israeli authorities are working to construct greater than 17,000 settlement items in several components of Jerusalem.

In an announcement, Jerusalem Affairs Minister Fadi al-Hadmi described the Israeli settlement plan as a “crazy tsunami.”

He mentioned the acceleration within the development of settlements by means of a collection of initiatives eliminates “any possibility of a two-state solution.”

Al-Hadmi added: “The Israeli government is progressing toward implementing a series of major settlement projects in the north, south, and east of the city, with the aim of isolating it completely from its Palestinian surroundings in the West Bank.”

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The Palestinian minister mentioned the initiatives embody a plan to construct 10,000 housing items on the land of Jerusalem International Airport, in Qalandia, within the northern a part of town.

Israeli authorities additionally plan to assemble 3,500 housing items throughout the E1 space in jap Jerusalem, 1,250 items throughout the Givat Hamatos settlement, 2,000 within the French Hill settlement and 470 within the Pisgat Zeev settlement, he added.

“Since the start of this yr, greater than 140 buildings have been demolished in Jerusalem,” al-Hadmi said, urging the international community to “remodel its phrases into actions, and work to cease the settlement, annexation, demolition, displacement and compelled eviction of the inhabitants, and to avoid wasting the two-state answer earlier than it’s too late.”

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