“US State Department says Washington ready to approve ‘sovereignty and the application of Israeli law’ in some areas, but calls for Israel to negotiate further with Palestinians”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
US says ‘prepared to recognize’ Israeli annexation of parts of West Bank
by Staff
April 28, 2020

The United States said Monday it was ready to recognize Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank but asked Israel’s government to also negotiate with the Palestinians. “As we have made consistently clear, we are prepared to recognize Israeli actions to extend Israeli sovereignty and the application of Israeli law to areas of the West Bank that the vision foresees as being part of the State of Israel,” a US State Department spokesperson said …The step would be “in the context of the Government of Israel agreeing to negotiate with the Palestinians along the lines set forth in President Trump’s Vision,” the spokesperson told The Times of Israel. READ MORE

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