German FM calls for end to 'construction of settlements'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 5, 2010 08:34

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Saturday called for Israel to halt settlement construction, in a meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Jawdeh in Amman, AFP reported.

Westerwelle stressed "the need to create suitable conditions to allow the resumption of direct negotiations... which requires that Israel stop unilateral measures, in particular the illegal construction of settlements," according to the report.


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