Ma'ale Adumim Mayor Benny Kashriel, while pleased that his Jerusalem-satellite town would be included within the security fence, criticized on Wednesday Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's plan of incorporating large settlement blocs, while excluding most other settlements from the security fence.
Everyone is making promises, everyone is making statements, he said, but effectively, nothing has yet been done. "I expect that my friend, Ehud Olmert, put his words into action by building up region E1 between Ma'ale Adumim and Jerusalem," he added. This would test whether his statements are backed by true intentions, he concluded.
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