Israeli Minister Says U.S. May Soon Recognize Israel’s Hold On Golan


Israel is pressing the Trump administration to recognize its sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, an Israeli cabinet minister said Wednesday, predicting U.S. assent could come within months.

Katz, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security cabinet, cast the Golan proposal as a potential extension of the Trump administration’s confrontational tack against perceived regional expansion and aggression by Iran, Israel’s arch-enemy.

“This is the perfect time to make such a move. The most painful response you can give the Iranians is to recognize Israel’s Golan sovereignty – with an American statement, a presidential proclamation, enshrined [in law],” he said.

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  1. Why does Israel need another nation to recognize Israel’s land. I thought Israel is a sovereign nation or is it a banana republic on the strings of another nation. Money has strings attached to it, to get money, you have to bow to a higher entity. Israel I guess has to decide.

    • Israel’s sovereignty is momentarily – until Moshiach comes – dependent on America. America must okay it before they can officially declare it.


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