Germany 'greatly regrets decision to allow settlement building' in Gilo

German govt greatly re

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November 23, 2009 17:32

 
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Ulrich Wilhelm, a spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, criticized Israel's intention to build new housing units in Gilo during a press conference on Monday, saying that his government "greatly regrets the recent decision to allow the construction of new homes in east Jerusalem." "Settlement building in east Jerusalem is a major stumbling block on the road towards sustainable progress in the Middle East peace process," he was quoted by Reuters as saying.

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