Palestinians, US upset by east Jerusalem building

31.05.2013                      22.Siwan. 5773

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Palestinians, US upset by east Jerusalem building

Erekat accuses Israel of sabotaging peace efforts, while Jerusalem denies that new approvals were issued for construction projects; "The Palestinians look for excuses to avoid talks," Israeli official says.

Israeli officials on Thursday tried to douse a diplomatic fire Channel 10 ignited with its report about two building projects in Jewish neighborhoods of east Jerusalem – of 1,100 units – that have been in the pipeline for years….