Merkel chides Netanyahu over Jerusalem housing plans

01.10.2011                      03.Tischrei. 5772                      Haasinu

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Merkel chides Netanyahu over Jerusalem housing plans

German chancellor tells PM housing program raises doubts about Israel's willingness to return to peace talks with Palestinians.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday that plans for new housing units in east Jerusalem raised doubts that his government is interested in starting serious negotiations with the Palestinian leadership.
Her spokesman said it was up to Netanyahu to dispel German doubts as to Israel's willingness to engage the Palestinians….