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Trump backs Israel's sovereignty over Golan

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 01:04

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War. The recognition of the disputed area would mark a major shift in U.S. policy a week before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington. Vanessa Johnston has the story.

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War. The recognition of the disputed area would mark a major shift in U.S. policy a week before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington. Vanessa Johnston has the story.

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Trump backs Israel's sovereignty over Golan

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 01:04