Palestine on Sunday warned against Israel's new settlement plans after U.S. President's visit to the region.

Iran PressMiddle East: Israel's planning and building committee will convene to discuss plans to build 2,000 settlement units southeast of Quds, according to Israeli media reports.

Part of the plans was postponed until after Joe Biden's visit, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said in a statement, calling it "an ugly Israeli exploitation of the visit to deepen and strengthen settlements."

According to Xinhua, the statement called on the international community and the U.S. administration "to be vigilant and pay attention to this issue."

The issue of Israeli settlements is a prominent aspect of the longstanding Palestinian-Israeli conflict. 


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