Turkey condemned on Thursday fresh settlement building in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said: “We fiercely condemn Israel's confirmation of 153 new housing constructions in several illegal settlements in West Bank and East Jerusalem, which Israel has been occupying since 1967."
“Israel’s steps against the international law harm efforts for permanent peace. These steps are also unacceptable.”
Under international law, Israeli building in the occupied territories is illegal.
Around 500,000 settlers currently live in more than 100 communities built since Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem in 1967.
The Palestinians want these areas and the Gaza Strip to form a future Palestinian state.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat