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Migron settlers, PMO seek compromise on demolition
The Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/24/2012 | Tovah Lazaroff

Posted on 01/23/2012 4:39:43 PM PST by Former Fetus

Talks continued Monday between Migron settlers and the prime minister's office on a compromise solution to prevent the demolition of the West Bank outpost which is home to 50 families.

The High Court of Justice has ordered the state to remove the outpost by the end of March because it was built without the proper permits and the land on which it is situated is classified by the state as private Palestinian property. The outpost is located just outside of Jerusalem in the Binyamin region of the West Bank.

On Sunday Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu urged Migron residents to accept a compromise by which the outpost would be re-located to state land on the same hilltop, next to the Psagot winery and visitor center.

(Excerpt) Read more at jpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: israel; palestinians; westbank
Besides the obvious, i.e. the West Bank is made up of Samaria and Judea and thus is an integral part of Eretz Israel, I cannot find any reliable information on this dispute. Does any party have a deed to the land? Why are the Palestinians interested in that particular piece of land? Why don't the settlers agree to move to land on the same hilltop as offered by Netanyahu?

Answers, anybody? Eleutheria5?


1 posted on 01/23/2012 4:39:47 PM PST by Former Fetus
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