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Pompeo declares Golan Heights ‘part of Israel’


Posted 6.40pm UK time

In a show of support for Israel’s sovereignty, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Mount Bental in the Golan Heights, the territory that Israel has controlled since seizing it from Syria during the Six-Day War in 1967. He is the first US secretary of state to visit the territory.

During his visit, he said of the Golan Heights: ‘This is a part of Israel, a central part of Israel’. He also declared a boycott of Israel is anti-semitic.

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Edited by Kathy Gyngell

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