US condemns Israel's decision to build housing units
US State Department Spokesperson Mark Toner issued a statement condemning the Israeli decision to build 3,000 housing units in area E1.


"We have made clear to the Israeli government that such action is contrary to US policy. The United States and the international community expect all parties to play a constructive role in efforts to achieve peace," Toner stated. (Yitzhak Benhorin, Washington)