Saudi Arabia Rejects U.S. Position on Israeli Settlements

Trump administration on Monday abandoned the position held by the United States for four decades that the settlements were 'inconsistent with international law'

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The Israeli settlement of Efrat near Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, in the West Bank, November 19, 2019.
The Israeli settlement of Efrat near Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, in the West Bank, November 19, 2019.Credit: AFP
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Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it completely rejected Washington's statement on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, state news agency SPA reported.

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday abandoned the position held by the United States for four decades that the settlements were "inconsistent with international law".

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