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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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