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Benjamin Netanyahu's pledge, a week ahead of a closely fought general election, is controversial but what would it actually mean?
'Any Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdictions and administration in the occupied West Bank is without any international legal effect,' says UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric
(3rd UPDATE) The preelection promise draws immediate condemnation from Arab powerhouses with many warning of disastrous consequences for the stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The prime minister also repeats his intention to annex Israeli settlements throughout the West Bank if re-elected
UPDATED His remarks sparked a furious reaction from the Palestinians who denounced his demand and said it had effectively put the final nail in the coffin of the US led peace talks