Pompeo "Disavows" Carter-Era Anti-Settlement Policy

(Jerusalem Post) Lahav Harkov - The U.S. is "disavowing the deeply flawed" 1978 Hansell memo determining that Israeli settlements in the West Bank violate international law, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday in a video statement to the Kohelet Forum's conference on his settlement policy. "It's important to speak the truth that the facts lead us to, and that is what we have done," Pompeo said. "We are recognizing that settlements do not inherently violate international law."

2020-01-09 00:00:00

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