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April 24, 2012 1:21 pm

Palestinian Leaders Condemn Israeli Legalization of 3 West Bank Outposts

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas (right) with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Palestinian leaders on Tuesday reacted strongly to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s decision to legalize three outposts in the West Bank, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas calling the move a “dead end” and PLO official Saeb Erekat threatening to take the issue to the UN Security Council, according to Palestinain Ma’an news agency.

A special ministerial committee decided Monday night to legalize the three West Bank outposts of Rehalim, Bruchin and Sansana. Israel has promised the international community not to create new settlements and has not done so for over a decade.

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