What's so difficult to understand about the inappropriate announcement timing of such a project, whether helpful to the residents or not, it remains part of the core issue to be discussed during peace talks. Is it not chutzpah that a municipal government undermine the federal government's position at this juncture? It's becoming a pattern here. Every time that the Israeli Government moves progressively with regards to the relations between the Palestinians and Israelis, then there's an activity which provokes a significant critical reaction.
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