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Israeli municipality to build 891 settlement units in Bethlehem

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The Israeli occupation municipality in Jerusalem on Wednesday approved the construction of 891 settlement units in Gilo settlement,  which was constructed on Bethlehem territory in the occupied West Bank.

According to The Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, the municipality claimed that the construction plan was approved in 2013 and that only the adoption of the plan is technical.

On Tuesday. Netanyahu approved the construction of 2,200 settlement units in Ma’ale Michmas settlement east of Ramallah, despite the growing Palestinian frustration and flare of resistance against the occupation.

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