Israeli finance minister calls settlements a waste

Israel's finance minister on Sunday criticized settlement construction in isolated parts of the West Bank as a waste of money and vowed to bring down the country's governing coalition if it heeds hard-line calls to annex settlements.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, on Sunday, June 8 2014. (AP Photo/Menahem Kahana, Pool)
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Original article: Israeli finance minister calls settlements a waste

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