Occupied Territories

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 27th March 2014.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous Conservative, South West Bedfordshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to Israel on the building of 839 new housing units in the Settlement of Ariel announced in March 2014.

Photo of Hugh Robertson Hugh Robertson Minister of State

In my statement of 21 March, I condemned the decisions taken by the Israeli authorities on 19 March 2014 to advance a number of settlement plans in the west bank, including plans to expand the settlement of Ariel. Our ambassador to Tel Aviv has reinforced our concerns at a senior level in the Israeli Government.

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