Netanyahu to Slow Down Settlement Activity in Effort to Appease Trump

(Washington Post) Ruth Eglash - Prime Minister Netanyahu informed his cabinet Thursday that Israel would construct more housing units inside already existing settlements, in keeping with projects approved before President Trump took office, but that, moving forward, Israel would adopt a more muted policy on settlement construction in deference to the Trump administration. "This is a very friendly administration and we need to take his requests into consideration," Ha'aretz reported Netanyahu saying.

2017-03-31 00:00:00

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