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Source: United Kingdom
29 October 2014


Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood condemns latest Israeli government settlement announcement.



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29 October 2014 -- Speaking after the announcement, Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood said:

The UK condemns the Israeli government’s announcement this week to advance plans for 1060 new housing units in East Jerusalem. This is an ill-judged and ill-timed decision which makes it harder to achieve a two state solution with Jerusalem as a shared capital. Such announcements make it more difficult for Israel’s friends to defend it against accusations that it is not serious about peace.

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