Barkat: E1 building will strengthen Jerusalem

13.12.2012                      29.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 5

Jerusalem:

Barkat: E1 building will strengthen Jerusalem

In Wall Street Journal op-ed, J'lem Mayor denounces global condemnation of E1 construction plans, says building will strengthen city.

A prospective Israeli plan to develop the E1 area of Jerusalem will strengthen the city and poses no obstacle to forging peace with the Palestinians, Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat stressed in an op-ed published Tuesday in the Wall Street Journal….