to settlements which will probably not be incorporated into Israel proper, that is, the permits are given to settlement blocs eventually Israel would not dismantle or evacuate. The Labour party joined this Likud coalition on the premise that they a) agree to the obligations of the Road Map b) agree to a two state formation by negotiating with the Palestinians for establishing their independent state. I don't foresee the continuation of this government should they not fulfill the obligations set out by the previous Israeli government and proceeding where the negotiations were left off between Olmert and Abbas.
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from the article: Palestinians: Israel vow to halt settlements is void