Trump administration says Israel’s West Bank settlements do not violate international law

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Monday that Israeli settlements in the West Bank do not violate international law.Pompeo said the Trump administration, as it did with recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, had simply “recognized the reality on the ground.”

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Karen DeYoung

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extreme measures, foreign policy, and israel
DATE PUBLISHED
2019-11-19 (Modified: 2019-11-19)

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