Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2019 Press Release on West Bank Settlements

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 05/11/2019.

Statement on Israel’s plans to advance over 2,300 housing units in West Bank settlements.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said:

“The UK condemns the Israeli authorities’ recent advancement of plans for over 2,300 housing units across the West Bank.

Settlements are illegal under international law and undermine the physical viability of the two-state solution. The UK calls on Israel to halt such counterproductive action.”