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Trump: New or expanded Israeli settlements ‘may not be helpful in achieving’ peace

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President Donald Trump’s administration warned Thursday that new Israeli settlement activity could potentially hamper the peace process, a new stance for a White House that’s remained adamant in its support for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

 

Despite the shift, the White House said it hadn’t taken an official position on Israeli settlements, saying it would wait until Trump meets with Netanyahu later this month to formally develop a position.

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  • MotivatedinOhio

    These are not “settlements” these are houses and apartments built in Israel.