The Israeli government approved a proposal on 15 September to establish a new settlement, Mevo'ot Yeriho, currently an outpost in the Jordan Valley.

The European Union reiterated in a statement on 17 September, that all settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, are illegal under international law, and urged both parties, including any future Israeli government, to act in accordance with it.

"The EU calls on Israel to end all settlement activity and to dis...

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