The United Kingdom (UK), along with the European Union and United Nations denounced Israel’s decision to expand 4 Israeli settlements in the West Bank, totaling 2,304 housing units. British foreign secretary Dominic Raab urged “Israel to halt its settlement expansion, which is contrary to international law and promotes the effective annexation of the West Bank . . . [and] to develop improved mechanisms that allow Palestinians to build within Area C.”
The UK city of Sheffield’s city council voted to recognize the State of Palestine. The UK does not recognize the State of Palestine.