Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank after the elections in the country, he announced on Tuesday.
The people of Israel will go to the polls for early elections next Tuesday, because they failed to form a coalition earlier this year.
"Today I announce my intention to apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea," said Netanyahu. As a condition for this, he mentions an election victory for his right-wing party Likud.
The area on the banks of the Jordan River has been in the hands of occupiers for decades, but according to Netanyahu, he has received support from the United States to bring those Palestinian territories on the eastern edge of what is called the West Bank to Israel. bodies.
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