Pressure mounts on Israel over settlement plan

Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in E1
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Palestinians labourers work at a housing construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Alon, east of Jerusalem on December 3, 2012. Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Palestinian labourer works at a housing construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Alon, east of Jerusalem, on December 3, 2012. Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Bedouin woman walks at her camp in the E1 area, between Jerusalem and the Israeli West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim (background), on December 3, 2012. Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in E1 and east Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Bedouin man and sheep walk at a camp in the E1 area, between Jerusalem and the Israeli West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim (background), on December 3, 2012. Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in E1 and east Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Bedouin camp is seen in the E1 area, between Jerusalem and the Israeli West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, on December 3, 2012. Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in E1 and east Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/Getty Images)