The United States and Israel are working to define what constitutes settlement activity. Adam Ereli, the State Department spokesman, refused to address Israel’s recent announcements of tenders for more than 1,000 new housing units in West Bank settlements. Instead, Ereli said, a State Department team due to arrive in Israel in coming weeks will work on a definition of settlement activity.
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