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Turkey welcomes Security Council vote on settlements

ANKARA, December 24, 2016 (WAFA) – Turkey welcomed on  Saturday the Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the “Security Council resolution is very important because it says settlements are an obstacle to the two-state solution.”

It called on Israel to halt all settlement activities in the Palestinian areas and to abide by the Security Council decision.

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