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East Jerusalem Evictions Cause Outrage From US, UN

09/03/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The United States and the UN have condemned Israel's forcible eviction of two Palestinian families from their homes in East Jerusalem.

Washington sent a letter to the Israeli foreign ministry in Jerusalem, stressing the move went against the country's obligations under the so-called "road map" to resolve the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

US diplomats said a high-level protest will be communicated to Israel later on Monday.

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