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Trump will recognize Israeli annexation of West Bank, officials say

The Arab Daily News
29 May 2020, 17:37 GMT+10

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President Trump will recognize Israel's annexation of large areas of the West Bank as a part of a the Unity sharing government being formed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his political election rival Benny Gantz.

Under the Unity Government agreement, Israel will annex large areas of the West Bank, but only on the condition that the Trump administration supports annexation, Israeli officials have said.

Officials at the U.S. State Department told the Arab Daily News Tuesday that Trump will recognize Israel's annexation of the major parts of the West Bank but it is contingent on Israeli officials making efforts to negotiate a peace agreement with the Palestinians.

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