The construction is “symbolic of the government’s choice to prevent the possibility of an agreement in Jerusalem,” he said. “Jerusalem is a bi-national city, and therefore it will be good for Israelis only when it is good for the Palestinians.”
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Aviv Tatarsky, a researcher with the Ir Amim rights organization, said the project is a further obstacle to Israelis and Palestinians being able to share the city.
The Times of Israel , TOI Staff
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