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Israel Finance Minister Lapid Says West Bank Land Declaration Hurts Jewish State

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Ynet – Finance Minister Yair Lapid addressed Israel’s move to expropriate some 4,000 dunam of West Bank land, saying it harms Israel and its relations with the US.

Speaking at Calcalists Economic Forum, Lapid said “decisions like the one announced yesterday, on the nationalization of (the area) for building, raises the question ‘what good does it do at this time?’ This is underhanded opportunism that was not put to the Cabinet and just harms Israel.”

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