Secretary Pompeo Comments on Israeli Civilian Settlement Activity

Secretary Pompeo: After carefully studying all sides of the legal debate, this Administration agrees with President Reagan. The establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not per se inconsistent with international law.

The full video of Secretary Pompeo’s remarks to the media today can be viewed here and on YouTube at https://youtu.be/iS_Xe3BcK80?t=1691. The transcript is available at https://go.usa.gov/xp8G2.