Lieberman: Current gov't won't accept a settlement freeze

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October 24, 2011 15:53

 
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The current government won't accept any freeze on West Bank settlements or Jewish building in east Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told reporters in Jerusalem on Monday.

"I won't accept any freeze," he said.

Lieberman said he rejected any claims by the Palestinians that the settlements are a stumbling block peace.

"It is Abu Mazen [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas] who is the stumbling block to peace and not the settlements," he said.

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