For Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu, it is a campaign gift for which he thanked me immediately: US President, Trump sees the time has come for Israel's sovereignty to recognize the Golan heights.
For Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the day politically is already very successful before the US President Donald Trump on the topic of Golan heights tweeted. Netanyahu had visited the wailing wall in Jerusalem's old city - together with US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo during his trip to Israel. A world premiere with symbolic power.
never before had such a high-level state of a guest from the USA by an Israeli head of government during a visit to the wailing wall to accompany. Because under international law Israel's claim to Jerusalem's old city, which is recognized in the six-day war, 1967 occupied, never.
A Premiere with a symbol of power: US foreign Minister Pompeo and Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu wall in Jerusalem to stand to the lawsuit.Netanyahu thanked Trump
Now Netanyahu and Pompeo stood side by side at the wailing wall, and produced images that are likely to come to the choice fighters Netanyahu just. Then, as later, Trump tweeted, it is time to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan heights, and hastened to Netanyahu to thank Trump. "He has done it again. First, he acknowledged Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moving the U.S. Embassy there, then he drew back from the devastating Iran-Deal and imposed again, the sanctions and now he is doing something historically Important. He recognizes Israel's rule over the Golan heights," Netanyahu said.
From a historical step of his boss in Washington, Pompeo said. "President Trump made a bold and important decision for the Israeli people," said the US Secretary of state. "The battles, the beaten, and the lives that were left, were significant and important, and it always will be."Golan heights in the 1967 conquered and 1981
Israel annexed the captured part of the Golan heights in the six day war in 1967 from Syria. Today, about 20,000 Israelis live in the territory, which was annexed by Israel in 1981. The Israeli control of the strategic important area is a fact and currently unthreatened ,even if it has not been recognized in international law.
Trumps recommendation to recognise the sovereignty of Israel, there is a symbolic gesture that is perceived in the Region, the majority of as a pre-election gift to Netanyahu. Israel chooses on 9. April. Netanyahu's re-election is by no means certain. In addition, it wants to accuse the judiciary for bribery, embezzlement and fraud.
Trump wool to keep Netanyahu necessarily in the office, analyzed by the Journalist and political commentator Raviv Drucker. "It is quite clear that this is an attempt to help Benjamin Netanyahu this is not an easy election. In his party, we are told that more gifts to Trumps are waiting for Netanyahu. I don't know exactly what that's supposed to be, but Trump will do what he can to help Netanyahu."
Israeli tanks on the Golan heightsTrump has charge of interference back
Trump rejected the charge of interference in the Israeli election campaign and said that he had already planned a long time for the recognition of Israeli claims to the Golan heights. The area is for Israel's security is of Central importance.
at the beginning of next week, Netanyahu travels to the United States. He is, as usual, at the Convention of the influential pro-Israel US organization AIPAC speak. Netanyahu's main Challenger in the election campaign, the former Israeli army chief Benny Gantz, and will also occur at the AIPAC Meeting. But almost of the time will receive the same to his speech, Netanyahu in the White house, Trump, and it will probably be more positive images for the choice fighters Netanyahu.