Palestinian UN envoy says new settlements are ‚provocation‘

01.12.2012                      17.Kislew. 5773                      Wajischlach

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Palestinian UN envoy says new settlements are 'provocation'

Palestinian UN envoy reacts to Israel's decision to approve the construction of 3,000 homes in Jewish settlements less than 24 hours after UN vote to recognize Palestine as a state.

The Palestinian UN envoy accused Israel on Friday of carrying out "an immediate provocation" following the UN General Assembly's decision to recognitize Palestine as a state, by announcing the expansion of settlements which he denounced as illegal….