Europe News Desk!! Palestine has condemned Israel’s decision to allow Jewish people to return to Israeli settlements evacuated 18 years ago. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said in a press statement on Thursday that it condemns Israel’s Defense Minister Yoav Galant’s decision to allow settlers to return to the Homesh settlement in the northern West Bank, evacuated in 2005. Israel Radio reported on Wednesday that Gallant made the move weeks after the Knesset, or parliament, approved the return of settlers in the second and third readings, Xinhua news agency reported. The radio said the Israeli army would establish military sites to rebuild the settlement. The Palestinian statement said, the Palestinian people must be provided with the necessary environment to enable them to exercise their right to self-determination like others set out in the UN Charter. Since its annexation of the West Bank in 1967, Israel has built dozens of settlements in violation of international law. According to Palestinian and Israeli institutions, 132 settlements have been established in the West Bank.
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