Israel to approve 200 housing units in occupied J’lem

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Local Committee for Planning and Construction is expected to approve Wednesday The construction of 200 new housing units in Ramot settlement in occupied Jerusalem.
The plan will then be submitted to the District Committee to give final approval in preparation for the bidding, according to Yediot Ahronot hebrew newspaper.
Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu had approved last week the construction of 500 housing units in Ramat Shlomo settlement to the north of the occupied city.
Israel is facing an onslaught of European diplomatic pressure and international opposition over its recent decision to approve new housing units in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, which critics say could destroy efforts to establish a Palestinian state.

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