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A. King. No, I'm definitive. You're supposed to use top representative to the Palestinians tried to talk down the protesters Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Spin, Kundan Burgdorf said. Hello, Peace and Hebrew But he gave up. I will not give a statement on that The circumstances wave my move to our cars and then we talk. Israel froze plans to build here years ago and President Obama's request. Juts between part of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, where Palestinians hope to have their capital and independent state. But Mickey's are a lawmaker close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Tweeted that the plans settlement is quote an opportunity that will not return to strengthen our grip on the land of Israel. Jerusalem Deputy Mayor King worries what the Biden presidency will mean for settlements by then. We don't know so much about him, but he is no tramp. I'm sure about that it at the club was like by Trump Lab that Israel has accelerated its settlement building plans under Trump that worries you, representative von Bergdorf, deciding at this critical juncture. Meaning after a new president elect in the U. S. Has been voted give some observers the impression That the authorities want to create facts on the ground before the new president will take up office. In the past, President elect Biden has spoken out against settlement expansion. European diplomats say they're trying to stop this settlement plan. But a Palestinian man living next to the hilltop doubts they can. The European have no influence in this region. They can't object. We can also object, but I don't think that we can win, plus 82 year old retired gynecologist, Mohamed Othman. Thinks it's too late for a Palestinian state, with so many Israeli settlements dotting the land. Oh, situation is very, very, very critical now. The Palestinians. We have Nothing. And I think that the whole state will be Under Israel should control 10. Years ago, Biden was in Jerusalem when Israel announced building plans in another settlement. Biden came late to a dinner with Netanyahu and released a statement condemning the move. Just last week, Israel announced more new homes in that very same settlement that had worked biting before. Daniel Estrin. NPR NEWS Jerusalem

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