Liberman rejects EU condemnation of Gilo expansion

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
October 20, 2012 10:00

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Saturday rejected Europe's condemnation of Israel's decision to build some 797 housing units in Gilo, south of Jerusalem.

Liberman stated: "These automatic condemnations are indicative of a lack of a basic understanding of the reality in the region," Israel Radio reported.

On Friday, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said she "deeply regrets" Israel's decision.

Share this article via
Related Content
Breaking news
May 28, 2017
Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 21 - 32
    Beer Sheva
    20 - 27
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 19 - 25
    Jerusalem
    19 - 26
    Haifa
  • 27 - 37
    Elat
    23 - 35
    Tiberias