Israel to construct 32 housing units in East Jerusalem

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The Jerusalem building and planning committee on Monday approved plans for 32 new housing units in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev.

The approval comes only days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, where Netanyahu agreed to advance talks with the Palestinian Authority. Chairman of the building and planning committee Kobi Kahalon had postponed a hearing on the building plan set for last week, so that it would not coincide with Netanyahu’s visit to the White House.

Full story: 32 houses to be built in East Jerusalem