Meretz chair blames settlement construction, annexation threats for ICC probe

Responding ton the announcement of the ICC prosecutor, Meretz chairman Nitzan Horowitz says that “continued construction in the settlements and threats of annexation have turned Israel into a defendant for war crimes.”

“The settlements and the right are dragging Israel to The Hague,” he says in a statement.

“Israel needs a government that will stop construction in the settlements and restart a peace process with the Palestinians,” he adds.

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