Turkey Condemns Israel Over New Illegal Settlement Plan

Ankara, 5 Muharram 1438/6 October 2016 (MINA) – The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned the Israeli occupation government for approving a new settlement bid in the occupied Palestinian territories.

A statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry slammed Israeli for okaying the construction of new settlement units on Palestinian lands, in a violation to international law, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) reported.

Turkey urged Israel to stop such acts which undermine peace efforts in the region.

On October 2, the Israeli occupation approved a plan to build 98 settlement units in the occupied West Bank. (T/P008/R07)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)