Netanyahu Says Extension of Sovereignty Over West Bank Will Come ‘as Soon as We Win’ Elections

Trump’s Middle East peace deal

Trump’s Middle East peace deal, which was unveiled on 28 January and vehemently rejected by Palestinians, specifically stipulates that Israel extend its sovereignty over parts of the West Bank, including those located in the strategic Jordan Valley, as well as Jewish settlements there.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced that he would ask the government to greenlight the extension of sovereignty over the territory in the West Bank only if he wins the 2 March elections.

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