10.08.2011 10.Aw-Elul, 5771
State Department official says Washington has brought up issue of new Har Homa C neighborhood with Jerusalem.
The US is "deeply concerned" by Israel's decision to approve construction of 930 apartments in a new neighborhood in east Jerusalem, a State Department official said Tuesday.
"Unilateral actions work against efforts to resume direct negotiations and contradict the logic of a reasonable and necessary agreement between the parties," the official said, adding that a peaceful outcome to the ongoing crisis between Israel and the Palestinians can only be achieved through "good faith and direct negotiations."…