ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
‘PA will build in Israeli-controlled parts of Area C’
by Daniel Siryoti
September 1, 2019
The Palestinian Authority announced on Sunday that it was unilaterally canceling the division of Judea and Samaria into Areas A, B, and C, which has been in effect since the Oslo Accords were signed. The PA’s local authorities minister, acting under instructions from PA Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, instructed heads of Palestinian local authorities in Judea and Samaria to prepare long-term development plans for their areas, regardless of whether the lands in question fall under Palestinian or Israeli civil and security control or whether they are open public lands or currently populated. READ MORE
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