The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to make a new settlement on the occupied golan heights, the name of the American president Donald Trump. This as a thank you for Trumps recognition of the golan heights as sovereign Israeli territory.
The israelis are ‘deeply troubled’ by the decision of Trump to the Israeli soevereniteit about the golan heights, to recognize, said Netanyahu in a video message. The premier himself is in the area for Pesach to celebrate with his family. “Therefore, I would after the holidays, a resolution to propose to the government for a new community to focus on the golan heights called for president Donald J. Trump.’
On the decision at the end of march He was internationally a lot of criticism. Israel had in 1967, during the six day War, the largest part of the golan heights conquered at the expense of Syria. In 1981 applied Israel the area, but the international community has that annexation is not recognised. According to the international law the Syrian territory that Israel occupied.
On the golan heights are still living some 20,000 druze who are a branch of islam, adhering to, and the Israeli nationality refuse. In addition, there is an estimated 25,000 Israeli settlers.
Last year made Trump the equally controversial decision to the U.s. embassy in Israel to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Both the Israeli and Palestinians claim the city. Israel claims Jerusalem as its “eternal and indivisible capital”, including the Arab eastern part of the city, which in 1967 during the six day War was conquered. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of an independent Palestinian state.