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  Av 11, 5773 , 18/07/13

Pressure on PM to Renew Building in Yesha

Thirty-one ministers and members of Knesset who belong to the Lobby for the Land of Israel are demanding that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu stop the de facto freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria (Shomron), according to a letter publicized, Thursday evening, by Channel 10 Television. In the letter, they explained, "In the last few days we have witnessed another attempt by the European Union to threaten the state of Israel."

The lawmakers demanded that Netanyahu immediately permit the release of contract bids and construction of new dwellings.

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