Erekat: Israel expansion in East Jerusalem ‚entrenches occupation‘

06.08.2011                      06.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Dewarim


Erekat: Israel expansion in East Jerusalem 'entrenches occupation'

Top PA negotiator condemns Israel's decision to build 900 new homes in Har Homa, says illegal, goes against International Law and International Humanitarian Law.

Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat condemned on Friday Israel's recent decision to expand the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa, saying Netanyahu's government is "determined to invest solely in the entrenchment of the occupation, rather than peace."
Erekat called Israel's approval of the construction of 900 new homes illegal, saying that by going ahead with its plan to build "Israel makes clear its intention to turn this occupation into an effective annexation.”…