Israeli-issued building permits infuriate Jerusalem's Palestinians (7)

Japan Times 2014.02.06 08:45
AP JERUSALEM - Israeli planners on Wednesday gave final approval for 558 apartments in Jewish settlements in war-won east Jerusalem, which is sought by the Palestinians as a capital, officials said. Palestinian officials said the decision undermines fragile U.S.-brokered negotiations with Israel on setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Also Wednesday, Israel's chief peace negotiator rebuked fellow government
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