Vote on new Israeli homes in east Jerusalem said canceled ahead of Kerry speech

A Jerusalem municipal committee canceled plans to vote on Wednesday on approving permits for the construction of nearly 500 homes for Israelis in east Jerusalem, a city official said.

Hanan Rubin, a member of Jerusalem’s Planning and Housing Committee, told Reuters the request to put off the vote came from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Vote-on-hundreds-of-new-Israeli-homes-in-east-Jerusalem-canceled-476738

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