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  9/4/2014, Elul 9, 5774

US Ambassador to UN: Give Back the Land in Gush Etzion


The United States Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Powers, addressed a press conference today (Thursday), expressing the great concern by the American administration over the 4,000 dunam in Gush Etzion that Israel recently declared as State lands.

"I think our position how to bring about peace in the Middle East is relatively well known. We believe that negotiations are the only way in which a two-state solution can be achieved or must be achieved - including any unilateral actions made....we are deeply concerned of the reports of settlement expansion we have heard about during that last few days and we call upon the government of Israel to reverse its position," she said.

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