Israel and the Palestinians: Can the settlement issue be solved?

Publishedduration18 November 2019image copyrightAFPimage captionIsrael's prime minister has vowed never to remove settlements again

The issue of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem has long been a major source of dispute between Israel and the Palestinians, and most of the international community. The Trump administration has now, however, stated that settlements are not inconsistent with international law.

Here is a brief guide to what it is all about.

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