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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented at a closed meeting, four options to capture territories in the West Bank, according to Axios.
In the meeting with the President was attended by the defense Minister benny Gantz and Minister of foreign Affairs Gabi Ashkenazi. Netanyahu gave them four scenarios: from capture from 30 percent in the region to plan more than symbolic annexation of a small area. It is reported that the options were shown on maps which showed the Prime Minister.
The Israeli leader wants U.S. support in this issue, and Washington is ready to support only a plan, acceptable to all key politicians of the Jewish state. It is reported that this figure failed: Gantz and Ashkenazi stated that they are against any military way and want a kind of Treaty with the Palestinian population.
Source Axios said that the meeting ended without final decisions or any meaningful progress, but there is a new discussion.
June 3, Israel began preparing for the operation of the annexation of the West Bank of the Jordan river. Netanyahu said that the implementation of the plan for the “distribution of sovereignty” in these territories should begin on 1 July. According to the Prime Minister, the Jewish state now for the first time since the Foundation in 1948, has a unique historic opportunity to assert its sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.
Since 1967 in Judea and Samaria on the West Bank of the Jordan river was founded by Israeli settlements. The UN security Council considers these territories occupied, Israel defines them as controversial.
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