Israel-Palestine News Compiler

Sarkozy backs Obama’s settlement call

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on June 7, 2009

In a joint press conference with Barak Obama in France on Saturday, French President Nicholas Sarkozy joined the US president in calling on Israel to stop building settlements in the West Bank.

However, Israeli officials told Israel Radio they expect Prime Minister Binyamin Netanayhu will insist on continued settlement c onstruction to accommodate natural growth.

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