Israel: East Jerusalem construction to continue

(AP Photo/Uriel Sinai, Pool) (AP Photo/Uriel Sinai, Pool)

March 21, 2010 7:50:11 AM PDT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday that Israel would not restrict construction in east Jerusalem, a step the U.S. has requested - sticking to a tough position hours before he sets off on his first trip to Washington since a diplomatic row erupted between the two allies.