Israel plans to allocate billions of shekels for settlement infrastructure

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AMMANIsraeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich and Transportation Minister Miri Regev have announced plans to allocate billions of shekels (over $1 billion) of the general budget every year to develop roads and infrastructure for settlements in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, according to the Hebrew Channel Seven.اضافة اعلان

Widening roads and accessAs part of the plan, half a billion shekels will be allocated to widen the road from the "Ariel" settlement junction to Taffouh, while 136 million shekels will be used to widen access roads to the "Beit El" settlement, as reported by Al-Quds.

Additionally, 156 million shekels have been allocated to develop intersections and main roads near Al-Isawiya for the benefit of settlers, and 80 million shekels to expand the eastern ring road in Jerusalem.

The plan also includes 2 billion shekels allocated for the development of Route 60 settlement, as well as the development of other settlement roads in the vicinity of Nablus, Salfit, and Qalqilya.

The plan is a multi-year effort to improve settlement infrastructure and roads in the West Bank and Jerusalem, aimed at facilitating the expansion of Israeli settlements in the area.

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