BINTANGNEWS.com – Israel has approved a controversial plan to legalize settlements constructed on private Palestinian land in exchange for compensation. Analysts believe that Tel Aviv will have less to worry about, once Donald Trump takes over the reins of power in Washington. There have already been hints from the US President-elect's advisors that the settlements do no pose any obstacle to peace, a departure from the Obama administration's stance on the issue.Richard Silverstein, a journalist and political commentator, has told Press TV that the presidency of Donald Trump would pave the way for the Israeli regime to speed up its illegal settlement activity on Palestinian territory.
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