The Jerusalem Post reports: Peace Now went head-to-head with the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday in a public dispute about statistics for the advancement of plans for new homes in West Bank settlements.
In a rare move, the PMO published a disclaimer with regard to media and NGO reports on the subject.
“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon have not approved new construction as has been published,” the PMO said.
But the non-governmental group Peace Now, which monitors settlement activity, immediately disputed that statement and said that it has the aerial photos to prove it.
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