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  8/21/2012, Elul 3, 5772

Migron Residents: Winery Hill Agreements Irrelevant


Spokesman Itai Chamo of the Binyamin-region Jewish community of Migron blamed the government, Tuesday, for abandoning the community's residents, following the state's response to a Supreme Court petition that Migron had to be cleared of its Jewish residents by August 28th. Interviewed by Arutz Sheva's Hebrew service, he said agreements to move the residents to the nearby Winery Hill were now unacceptable and irrelevant.

Chamo continued, "The opinion issued yesterday to the High Court was made with the approval of Minister [Benny] Begin and the knowledge of the Prime Minister and Defense Minister. It is unthinkable that since the purchase [of the land by the residents] is pending in the Supreme Court they would give such an answer. As far as we're concerned, we will stay in the community of Migron and the judges have an opportunity to go with the original government decision on what was set by the acquisition, where residents can stay. I hope that the leader of Likud and the ministers will prove to us that they are not puppets but leaders."