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August 16, 2013 6:31 am

UN Secretary-General: Settlements Endager Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Photo: WEF.

Times of Israel – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday expressed concern that Israel’s settlement building could prevent the eventual establishment of a Palestinian state. Meeting in Ramallah with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Ban said that he was “deeply troubled by Israel’s continuing settlement activity in the West Bank, including east Jerusalem.”

Ban added that “the settlement activity is deepening the Palestinian people’s mistrust in the seriousness on the Israeli side toward achieving peace. It will ultimately render a two-state solution impossible.”

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  • mika

    Standard Vatican/CIA propaganda meant to demoralize Jews and Israelis. Why are you reprinting this crap?

    There are many positive and uplifting stories to be told regards Israel, but what we get from the Algemeiner is the same idiotic parroting of decades old CIA propaganda. Should this continue there will be only one conclusion to draw. You are part of the propaganda machine, sponsored and controlled by the CIA, out to demoralize Israelis through propaganda war.