Israeli PM Rejects Placing Curbs on Building Homes for Jews Around Jerusalem
(15 Mar 10 - RV) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today rejected placing
any curbs on building homes for Jews around East Jerusalem. Netanyahu made the remarks
after Israeli media reported that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had demanded
Israel cancel the project to build 1,600 settler homes. Israel's ambassador to
Washington was quoted today as saying that relations between Israel and the United
States are at a 35-year low. Israeli Lawyer Danny Seidemann told us that tensions
in Jerusalem are high, but there is also an opportunity for a breakthrough...