US President Donald Trump. according to information provided by Israel on Monday a decree for the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan heights sign Trump will do so in the presence of Israel head of government Benjamin Netanyahu, wrote to the Israeli foreign Minister Israel Katz on Sunday in the short message service Twitter.
Trump had spoken out on Thursday, the Syrian Golan heights as part of Israel to acknowledge. After 52 years, it was "time for the United States, Israel's sovereignty over the Golan heights to fully recognise," wrote the US President in the Online service Twitter.
Since the Six-day war in 1967, Israel has occupied a large part of the Golan heights in 1981, the annexation of the area followed. The international community does not recognize the annexation. The Golan heights have always been a big point of contention in the middle East conflict, there is the high plateau on the border of Israel and Syria to be of high strategic importance. For Syria, the return of the Golan heights is the precondition for a peace Treaty.
foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) has rejected the push by US President Donald Trump, the Golan heights as part of Israel to acknowledge. He recognized the security interests of Israel on the annexed Golan heights, reject the need for international recognition of this annexation, however, said Maas, of the "world on Sunday". "Our international law Position and attitude does not change according to the Tweet from Trump." Germany does not recognize "the annexation, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the UN security Council".More about
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Unilateral steps appear to conflict resolution and at-risk values are the basis for a negotiated Two-state solution, Maas. Germany see "the unspeakable role of the Syrian regime, and above all, the Iran-controlled militia in the southwest of Syria." Israel have "very legitimate security interests". At the same time they served anyone, if the Federal government is hiding the fact of your concern, "where a sustainable solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict" is at risk. It is in the current situation is crucial, "no escalation to allow". (AFP)