This was reported by the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“The government approved the proposal of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to create a settlement,” the statement said.
Netanyahu himself confirmed this information on his Twitter page.
On September 10, the Israeli Prime Minister said that if he wins the upcoming parliamentary elections, he intends to extend Israeli sovereignty to parts of the West Bank in the Jordan Valley.
In connection with a statement by Netanyahu, France, Germany, Britain, Spain and Italy expressed concern.
The Russian Foreign Ministry also commented on the Israeli Prime Minister’s plans for the Jordan Valley.