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Netanyahu brushes off world condemnation of settlement plans

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool
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Palestinian Osama Hejazi, 12, stands in front of the rubble of a destroyed house in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Hejazi survived an Israeli air strike on his family's house in which his father and two younger brothers were killed during an eight-day conflict last month, Palestinian witnesses said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian Osama Hejazi, 12, stands in front of the rubble of a destroyed house in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Hejazi survived an Israeli air strike on his family's house in which his father and two younger brothers were killed during an eight-day...more

Palestinian Osama Hejazi, 12, stands in front of the rubble of a destroyed house in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Hejazi survived an Israeli air strike on his family's house in which his father and two younger brothers were killed during an eight-day conflict last month, Palestinian witnesses said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinian children hold candles atop the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike during an eight-conflict, in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Eight days of Israeli air strikes on Gaza and cross-border Palestinian rocket attacks ended in an Egyptian-brokered truce agreement last month that called on Israel to ease restrictions on the territory. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian children hold candles atop the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike during an eight-conflict, in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Eight days of Israeli air strikes on Gaza and cross-border Palestinian...more

Palestinian children hold candles atop the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike during an eight-conflict, in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Eight days of Israeli air strikes on Gaza and cross-border Palestinian rocket attacks ended in an Egyptian-brokered truce agreement last month that called on Israel to ease restrictions on the territory. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinian Osama Hejazi, 12, lights a candle atop the rubble of a destroyed house in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Hejazi's survived from an Israeli air strike on his family's house in which his father and two younger brothers were killed during an eight-day conflict last month, Palestinian witnesses said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian Osama Hejazi, 12, lights a candle atop the rubble of a destroyed house in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Hejazi's survived from an Israeli air strike on his family's house in which his father and two younger brothers were killed during an...more

Palestinian Osama Hejazi, 12, lights a candle atop the rubble of a destroyed house in Gaza City December 1, 2012. Hejazi's survived from an Israeli air strike on his family's house in which his father and two younger brothers were killed during an eight-day conflict last month, Palestinian witnesses said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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A Palestinian labourer works at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won a U.N. de facto recognition of a state over Israeli and U.S. opposition. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Palestinian labourer works at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand...more

A Palestinian labourer works at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won a U.N. de facto recognition of a state over Israeli and U.S. opposition. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Palestinian labourer works at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won a U.N. de facto recognition of a state over Israeli and U.S. opposition. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Palestinian labourer works at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand...more

A Palestinian labourer works at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won a U.N. de facto recognition of a state over Israeli and U.S. opposition. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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An Israeli man walks on a pavement in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won a U.N. de facto recognition of a state over Israeli and U.S. opposition. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Israeli man walks on a pavement in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements...more

An Israeli man walks on a pavement in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem December 2, 2012. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won a U.N. de facto recognition of a state over Israeli and U.S. opposition. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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