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West Bank settlements: Foreign Office statement

Statement on Israel's plans to advance over 2,300 housing units in West Bank settlements.

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A Foreign Office spokesperson said:

The UK condemns the Israeli authorities’ recent advancement of plans for over 2,300 housing units across the West Bank.

Settlements are illegal under international law and undermine the physical viability of the two-state solution. The UK calls on Israel to halt such counterproductive action.

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Published 5 November 2019