US condemns new Israeli settlement in West Bank

Today the ABC has reported that the White House has firmly condemned a decision by Israel to allow more settlers in the West Bank.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that plans, which will almost certainly endanger prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.

US secretary of state, Hilary Clinton made her disappointment clear in a phone call to the Israeli Prime minister. The president’s chief advisor, David Axelrod has also released a statement describing the action as “very destructive” for the peace process.

Posted via email from 4ZZZ News

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