Zionist War Minister Avigdor Lieberman summoned a meeting of top ‘Israeli' planning officials for next week to expand ‘Israeli' occupation settlements in the occupied West Bank, his office said Thursday.
A brief statement said Lieberman had convened a session of the Supreme Planning Council for Monday "to approve new programs for the planning and sale of settler units in all parts of the [West Bank]."
The statement further noted that the move was part of Lieberman's policy to strengthen settlement in the West Bank.
Relatively, the settlements are deemed illegal under international law and widely seen as a main obstacle to peace.
The central committee of Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party on Sunday passed a resolution urging its MPs to work for annexation of the West Bank settlements.
In this respect, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday harshly condemned the Likud vote and criticized the United States for its silence.
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