World Bank calls on Israel to allow Area C development

20.09.2012                      04.Tischrei. 5773

Westjordanland:

World Bank calls on Israel to allow Area C development

Israel expected to come under pressure at the Ad- Hoc Liaison Committee meeting to free up development for the PA in Area C.

For instance, a report on the economic situation in the PA written in advance of the meeting by the World Bank, concluded that “the continued geographical fragmentation of Area C [envisaged under the Oslo Accords as a temporary arrangement], poses a binding constraint to real economic growth, essential to support the future Palestinian state”….