State Department says reports of change in policy regarding the Golan Heights are ‘false’

US: No change to policy recognizing Israeli sovereignty on Golan
by Tovah Lazaroff
June 26, 2021

The United States rejected as “false” a claim by the Washington Free Beacon that it had “walked back” its recognition of Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights. “US policy regarding the Golan has not changed, and reports to the contrary are false,” the State Department tweeted under its Near Eastern Affairs account on Friday. It spoke up less than 24 hours after the Beacon published its report, which claimed that the US was rescinding the Golan sovereignty recognition granted Israel in 2018 under the Trump administration. READ MORE

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