President Donald Trump put in a message on Twitter that the UNITED states will recognise Israel's sovereignty over the golan heights.
In Jerusalem thank prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, us president for the announcement.
During the June 1967 six-day escaped the majority of the arab population. Since then, Israel has held the golan heights occupied.
The is located in southwestern Syria, which is on the border of Israel, Lebanon and Jordan. The area is strategically important, since it from June can oversee large parts of northern Israel.
In 1973, attempted Syria in vain to conquer the heights back. In 1981, decided the israelis unilaterally annexing the area without international recognition.