Skip to comments.Interior Minister: Israel will never freeze construction in Jerusalem
Posted on 05/16/2010 9:51:16 AM PDT by Nachum
Yishai tells Shas daily that he has clarified this stance to the U.S., and plans to expedite construction in the capital.
Interior Minister Eli Yishai declared Thursday that Israel had not agreed to freeze construction in East Jerusalem, adding that American demands to do so would never be met.
"There is not and never has been a freeze on construction in Jerusalem, nor will there ever be," said Yishai, whose approval of a 1,600 new housing units in East Jerusalem during U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit in March sparked tension in U.S.-Israeli ties.
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The list, ping
Build Bibi, Build!
They’ve been building in Jerusalem for 3,000 years.
Good! F* the Palestinians.
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