“Let the Americans deal with their own business. We have very large population growth, we have to build. Judea and Samaria are part of Israel and let the US deal with other things, with Mexico not with us.”
Meanwhile, the Director of External Relations at Peace Now group Brian Reeves criticised the move.
“What we have is a decision that will affect not only Israel’s long term prospects to achieve peace with the Palestinians of course but the actual immediate term effect of putting us on a collision course with the United States,” said Reeves.