Israel legalizes settlement West Bank

The Israeli occupying force has a prohibited settlement on the West Bank last week after a legalized resident was shot dead.

In the relatively secluded enclave Havat Gilad is home to some fifty families. According to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was legalization need to "to ensure the continuation of daily life."

Since Israel occupied the West Bank in 1967, dispute the Palestinians and most of the international community the claims of Israel on the area.

A spokesman for the Palestine Liberation Organization PLO condemned the decision of the Israeli Government. "All settlements in the West Bank are illegal and should go away," said Wasel Abu Youssef.

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