Liberman rejects EU condemnation of Gilo expansion

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Saturday rejected Europe's condemnation of Israel's decision to build some 797 housing units in Gilo, south of Jerusalem.
Liberman stated: "These automatic condemnations are indicative of a lack of a basic understanding of the reality in the region," Israel Radio reported.
On Friday, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said she "deeply regrets" Israel's decision.
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