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Biden Administration Condemns Israeli Plans for Settlement Expansion in Occupied West Bank

HeadlineFeb 26, 2024

The Biden administration has spoken out against Israel’s plan to build 3,000 new housing units in settlements in the occupied West Bank. In a reversal of a policy put in place by Donald Trump, Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. views settlement expansion as “inconsistent with international law.”

Secretary of State Antony Blinken: “New settlements are counterproductive to reaching an enduring peace. They’re also inconsistent with international law.”

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