Israel approves 180 new settlement units in Jerusalem

PNN/ Jerusalem/

The Jerusalem Israeli municipality on Thursday morning approved the construction of new settlement units in occupied Jerusalem starting from next week.

Israeli media sources affirmed that Israeli authorities approved the construction of 181 new settlement units in Gilo settlement southwest of East Jerusalem.

Under international law, Israeli settlements in occupied Jerusalem and West Bank are considered illegal. However, Netanyahu’s government continues its settlement projects despite the international backlash.

 

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