France condemns U.S. decision on settlements

The French Foreign Ministry said Tuesday it regrets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements.


"The Israeli settlement policy in the Occupied Territories is illegal under international law, and runs counter to Security Council resolutions," read the statement. "Settlements also contribute to heightening tensions on the ground and undermine the two-state solution".


"This is France's unwavering position. We regret any decision liable to encourage continued settlement activity".


פרסום ראשון: 11.20.19, 08:22