Criticizing the US policy in Syria to bring Turks and Kurds into a full scale war, Turkish veteran politician said involving Syrian Kurds in the county’s settlement process will limit the US influence in Syria.
More experts believe that countries in the Middle East and West Asia regions are showing an increasing willingness to use regional dispute settlement mechanisms in order to curtail interference in their affairs by the West, especially the United States, using such disputes as excuse.
The EU on Wednesday demanded Israel reconsider plans for nearly 1,300 settler units in the occupied West Bank, saying they were “illegal under international law” and undermined the prospects for peace.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved building plans for 3,736 new units in settlements in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, in what activists say is part of a new wave of construction spurred by the Trump admin¬istration’s more accommodating stance.
Israeli officials are going to approve a plan to build more than a hundred new settler units in occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds irrespective of international outcry against the Tel Aviv regime’s land expropriation policies in Palestinian territories.
Israeli settlement activities have almost tripled in the first half of 2017 compared to last year as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to support new construction in the occupied Palestinian territories, the Palestinian national office for the defense of land and resistance of settlement said in its weekly report issued on Saturday, english.palinfo.com wrote.