The approval of the advancement of over 2.000 housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank by Israeli authorities has provoked the reaction of the European Union on 6 August.

The Union underlined its unchanged position on Israeli settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territory: "all settlement activity is illegal under international law and it erodes the viability of the two-state solution and the prospects for a lasting peace."

"The EU expects the Israeli authori...


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