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Jordanian Government Rejects Israeli Settlement Policies in Occupied West Bank

JOPRDAN, July 8, 2016 (WAFA) – The Jordanian government expressed its utmost rejection to the Israeli government’s settlement policies and repetitive decisions to build and expand [illegal] settlements in the occupied West Bank, according to Jordan‘s news agency, Petra.

The Jordanian government’s spokesperson, Mohammad al-Momani, said these Israeli policies Constitute an assault on the Palestinian territories and the rights of the Palestinian people.

He described the Israeli settlement policies as an obstacle before efforts exerted toward peace, maintaining that such policies dissipate hopes to achieve peace in the region.

The Jordanian official reiterated the call for the international community, particularly the U.S. and peace-brokering countries,  to take a firm stance against the Israeli government’s settlement expansion policies in the occupied Palestinian land.


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