“We Are Here to Stay, Forever.” Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Vows to Keep Settlements

Vox quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assertion that the illegal Israeli settlements are “here to stay, forever.”

Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, told me Netanyahu’s statement in Barkan was “a deliberate slap in the face of an international consensus on the need for Palestinian self-determination.”

He said Washington “must make clear to Israel that the status quo is unacceptable and that Palestinians should be afforded equal rights, if not a state, and that there is no in between.”

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