WASHINGTON, 2 April-2014 (Xinhua): The White House said Tuesday that President Barack Obama had not…
Washington, Oct 28 – The US is deeply concerned by reports that Israel would build more settler homes in east Jerusalem, the state department has said.
Israel’s leaders have said they would support a pathway to a two-state solution, but moving forward with this type of action would be incompatible with the pursuit of peace, state department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a regular briefing Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to advance plans for 1,060 housing units in Jewish neighbourhoods in east Jerusalem, a source in the prime minister’s Office confirmed to Xinhua Monday.
Psaki said US embassy officials were engaging with the Israeli government on the issue.