Israel's UN Ambassador: West Bank Settlement Criticism Shows "Complete Disconnection" to Facts

(UPI) Ed Adamczyk - After Nicolay Mladenov, the UN's Middle East envoy, referred to "Israeli settlement expansion" as eroding the possibility of a two-state solution, Danny Danon, Israel's UN ambassador, called the remarks a "complete disconnection from the facts on the ground." "Israel will continue to build in its eternal capital of Jerusalem, just as the nations of the world will continue to build in their capitals without asking the permission of the United Nations. The UN should concentrate on the main obstacle to a solution in the region, which is the Palestinian refusal to condemn terrorism and return to the negotiating table."

2016-08-31 00:00:00

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