US Ambassador: Israel occupies just 2 percent of West Bank

(Worthy News) – The U.S. ambassador to Israel raised eyebrows Thursday by saying that Israel occupies a tiny portion of the West Bank — just 2 percent — and that settlements there are part of the Jewish state proper.

The comments angered the Palestinians and are at odds with decades of U.S policy in the Mideast.

“I think the settlements are part of Israel,” American Ambassador David Friedman said in an interview with the Israeli news site Walla. [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]

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