Israel launches "Trump Heights" on Golan

Jun 17, 2019, 08:50 AM(IST)

Israel unveiled "Trump Heights" on Sunday, a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier with Syria. The Golan Heights project is designed to cement ties between Israel and the United States after Trump signed a decree in March at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying the United States recognises Israeli sovereignty over the territory that Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.

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