"We will take root and cripple our enemies," Netanyahu said. "We will continue to strengthen and develop the settlement."
If the plan was put it place, it would mark the most rapid period of growth ever in the history of the settlement movement.
“I will not allow the uprooting of any settlement or any settler,” Netanyahu said as he stood under strobe lights on a temporary stage set up on an empty lot in the Revava settlement.
Residents of Area C claim that the Palestinian construction in Area B to create agricultural roads for Palestinian farmers is getting dangerously close to their borders.
“[MK Yair] Lapid and Gantz are hostage to the idea that the only way to ensure the nation’s future is to [reduce its territory] by uprooting 80,000-90,000 Jews,” Netanyahu said.
Dozens of senior ministers and Knesset members from Likud and other right-of-center parties signed a declaration overnight to support the “Nahal” movement.
Settler leaders published the data as Netanyahu is in the midst of a heated campaign for the pro-settler vote, vying for it against other right-wing parties.
Labor leader: “This group of extremists – on the hilltops and in the Knesset – have grown accustomed to... [Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s government succumbing to their demands."
The mission was initiated in accordance with a decision by the Jerusalem District Court in order to enable the IDF and the Defense Ministry to evacuate the buildings and the infrastructure.
Key settler leaders had earlier said that they planned to boycott the meeting with Netanyahu to protest his failure to meet their demands with regard to security measures in the West Bank.