“The joint mapping process is a major mission and it will be completed as rapidly as possible,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu • U.S. Ambassador David Friedman: “We hope to complete it as soon as possible, and complete it the right way for the State of Israel.”
Neeman seemed to express cautious optimism stating: “We are happy with the US ‘Deal of the century.’ That being said we must make sure that our own government is adamantly opposed to the establishment of a ‘Palestinian’ state in our heartland.”
The army claims that the house stood in a closed military zone however chairman of Otzma Yehudit party, Tzvi Sukkot says that there was no lawful justification for the demolition but rather pure “ugly revenge” calling the destruction “evil”.
Israel’s Supreme Court recognizes the authority of the Palestinian Authority to authorize building permits in Area B while at the same time, they recognize the IDF’s authority to destroy civilian houses in that same area
Hebron spokesman Noam Arnon set great significance to the act, saying, “There is a direct line from the Patriarchs to King David to the Hasmoneans and now to the Minister of Defense of the State of Israel”