TRUMP IS CHOCK FULL OF SURPRISES
February 6, 2017 at 09:44 (Corrupt Politics, Illegal Settlements, Israel, Palestine)
The administration of US President Donald Trump surprised many observers on Thursday by issuing a public warning to Israel over its accelerating construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank.
The latest statement is another signal from the new US president that Israel will not get everything it wants – at least not right away.
The Israeli settlement of Tzofim seen behind amputated olive trees near Qalqilya, in the occupied West Bank, 15 January. Hundreds of olive trees on private Palestinian agricultural land were cut as part of an Israeli plan to build a bypass road for settlers in the area. (Keren Manor) / ActiveStills
In surprise move, Trump warns Israel against settlements