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Israel approves the construction of thousands of housing units in its illegal settlements

Israel approves the construction of thousands of housing units in its illegal settlements
Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian territories on the rise. (File photo)

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (WAFA) – The Israeli occupation authorities approved today the construction of 2166 housing units in its illegal settlements built in the occupied Palestinian territories, according to Israeli reports.

WAFA correspondent in Bethlehem said 1100 of these units will be built in different settlements around the occupied Palestinian city.

The Israeli planning committee is expected to also approve tomorrow the construction of more housing units in the settlements to bring the overall total of new settlement units to over 5000, said the Israeli reports.

The Palestinian Authority and Jordan have already strongly condemned the Israeli plans to build thousands of units in the illegal settlements.

T.R./M.K.

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