US, EU Warn Israel Of ‘Detrimental Impacts’ Of Building 450 New Settler Homes – 31 January 2015

RT logoThe US and EU have advised Israel to drop its plans to construct an additional 450 settlement homes in the West Bank, warning that failure to do so would further destabilize the situation in the region and diminish prospects for peace.

On Friday, Israel announced tenders to build new settlements on the Palestinian territories in a move that has been deemed illegal under international law.

In particular, the announced projects include 156 units in Elkana, 114 homes in Geva Binyamin, 102 in Kiryat Araba, and 78 in Alfei Menashe, according to Jerusalem Post. Some of those tenders are being reissued, however, since contractors refused to take many of the projects in the past.

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