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Israel refused the annexation of the territories of Palestine in the Jordan valley, selecting a symbolic variant of capture. It is reported by The Times of Israel.
On the selected plan of action Israel via Jordan advised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. It is argued that the country intends to limit the annexation of two or three settlements on the West Bank of the Jordan river.
“Interfax” notes that the adviser of the President of the United States Donald trump Jared Kushner earlier appealed to the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu with a request to postpone the annexation of the West Bank of the Jordan river. In his opinion, is necessary to avoid the worst relations with the countries of the Persian Gulf.
Earlier it was reported that Netanyahu presented at a closed meeting, four options to capture territories from seizure from 30 percent in the region to plan more than symbolic annexation of a small area.
June 3, Israel began preparing for the operation of the annexation. 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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