These are thousands of residential units in areas that will, under any future agreement, remain part of Israel.

(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)
 
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today (Monday), 1 November 2011, directed that the construction of apartments in Jerusalem, in the Etzion Bloc and in Maaleh Adumim, be accelerated. These are thousands of residential units in areas that will, under any future agreement, remain part of Israel.

The foregoing directive was issued at the end of the first discussion by the forum of eight ministers; the next will discuss future steps.