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The decrease comes as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currying favor with his right-wing to show that he is strong on settlement construction.
“Yesterday I promised that we would establish a new settlement point in Binyamin in response to the serious attacks. Today we do it.”
The including of the three communities on the list “is a clear statement by the government that it will continue to develop and strengthen the settlements [in Judea and Samaria],” Gallant said.
Officials say Netanyahu sent indirect message to Arab League pleading for more time; Palestinians optimistic that freeze extension imminent.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Likud MK Danny Danon helps pour water into cement mixer in Adam settlement. Settlers hang poster at gathering with slogan: "They shoot, We build."
By BEN HARTMAN
Brigade-level Border Police drill precedes decision on freeze.
By YAAKOV KATZ
4-month construction halt could result in resumption of direct negotiations.
By HERB KEINON AND HILARY LEILA KRIEGER IN WASHING
“[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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Dozens of senior ministers and Knesset members from Likud and other right-of-center parties signed a declaration overnight to support the “Nahal” movement.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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."
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
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.
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