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  Sivan 24, 5777 , 18/06/17

PM's Jerusalem building freeze documented

A secret document compiled by professional bodies in the planning committees of the Jerusalem municipality, revealed on Sunday by Israel Defense Forces Radio, shows that the government of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is freezing more than 6,000 housing units in the capital, while the prime minister has repeatedly claimed that there is no freeze in the city.

According to the document, Netanyahu froze, among other things, a plan to add 2,200 housing units in Gilo, another 2,000 units in the Har Homa neighborhood and hundreds more in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood.

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