"We are building up Jerusalem and the outskirts of Jerusalem. I gave an immediate directive, to deposit plans to build 3500 housing units in E1," the prime minister said.
October 10, 2019, will be remembered as the date on which the Israeli government made a decision that threatens to turn the West Bank into “the garbage bin of Israel.”
Palestinian threats over the "Deal of the Century," will not deter Israel fulfilling this objective, nor is the plan grounds for “violence or terrorism” against Israel, Erdan said.
The new station, which is called South East Jerusalem Police Station, belongs to the PA’s Jerusalem Suburbs District Police.
The Israeli Police also have a large regional station a short distance away, on a in E1, an unbuilt hilltop just west of Ma’aleh Adumim.
The terrorist approached the checkpoint with a knife and tried to stab one of the security guards. The guards opened fire and the suspect was killed.
The suspect, a resident of Abu Dis in his 30s, was arrested near the West Bank settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim.
The expansion project is expected to be completed within ten years.
Several people who attended the party said it was incredible to see the turnout.
“The court has washed its hand of the Beduin,” said Shlomo Lecker, the attorney representing the villagers of Khan al-Ahmar.