prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, says he will annex the settlements in the occupied west bank if he gets re-elected.
Netanyahu says that he has made it clear to the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, that Israel does not want to move "just one person" from a settlement as part of a future peace plan.
The israeli prime minister will be in an interview with the tv station Channel 12 asked why he has not extended Israeli sovereignty to the large israeli settlements in the west bank, as has happened in east Jerusalem and in the golan heights.
This corresponds Netanyahu:
- In the ask, we move to the next stage. The answer is yes, we move on to the next stage. I will extend Israel's sovereignty.
the UNITED states is expected to present a proposal for a peace plan after the israeli elections. It will take place on Tuesday.
To a question on whether he knows to fredsplanens content, corresponding Netanyahu:
- I know what should be in it.
He adds that, in addition to the settlements, then Israel's continued control of all territory west of the Jordan river, even a condition for peace'.
Netanyahu says Israel will withdraw from the negotiations, if there are requirements for the relocation of settlements.
Settlements built in the territories, which Israel has occupied since June 1967 six-day, is illegal according to the international society. The construction of new settlements is perceived as an obstacle to peace.
Over 400,000 israelis live in settlements in the west bank. A further 200,000 living in settlements in occupied east Jerusalem.
Netanyahu has a close relationship with Trump. The palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, cut off relations with Washington after the u.s. president in december 2017 declared Jerusalem Israel's capital.