Jerusalem council drops debate on contentious construction plan – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Two committees dealing with construction in the Jerusalem area have taken off the agenda a plan for 1,300 new housing units in the Gilo neighborhood, which falls beyond the 1967 Green Line border.The decision to delay discussions on the plan apparently comes in response to a request from the Prime Minister’s Bureau, which is concerned about sparking a fresh crisis with the American administration over building in Jerusalem.

via Jerusalem council drops debate on contentious construction plan – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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