PA to Take Issue of Settlement Building to UNSC – JPost.com

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND TOVAH LAZAROFF

12/31/2011 21:53

PLO secretary-general says decision to file complaint comes in wake of an increased Israeli settlement “campaign.”

The Palestinian Authority leadership decided on Saturday to go to the UN Security Council to demand an end to West Bank settlement construction and Jewish building in east Jerusalem.

The decision followed a meeting of the PLO Executive Committee at the Mukata presidential compound in Ramallah.

PLO Secretary-General Yasser Abed Rabbo said after the meeting that in the wake of the increased “settlement campaign,” the Palestinian leadership had decided to file a complaint with the Security Council against Israel.