Egypt denounces Israeli settlement expansion plans, says settlements are illegal

Egypt condemned Israeli plans to build 1300 housing units in the illegal West Bank settlements, stressing that it considers all settlements as illegal and illegitimate.

A statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry denounced this latest Israeli announcement and called on Israel to stop unilateral acts that can harm the establishment of the Palestinian state and achieve peace.

It said that it is following with great concern the expansion of the settlements, which would harm the geographic contiguity of the Palestinian territories, gradually eliminate the two-state solution and the future of the Palestinian state.

Source : Safa