Houses are seen in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Karmel, near Hebron May 24, 2016.

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner says Washington wants Israel to wait until after its March 2 election before making any moves toward settlement annexation in the West Bank following the announcement of a US plan for the Middle East.

Kushner is an architect of the peace proposal hailed by Israel and rejected by the Palestinians. “Let’s see what happens,” President Donald Trump’s son-in-law said when asked about the possibility that Israel would begin an annexation process as early as this weekend. “The hope is that they’ll wait until after the election and we’ll work with them to try to come up with something,” he told GZERO Media on Thursday.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump announced the US plan, that he would ask his cabinet next week to approve applying Israeli law to Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Such a move could be a first step toward formal annexation of the settlements, along with the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, Reuters said.

On Wednesday, Israel’s hawkish Defense Minister Naftali Bennett called for the government to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the West Bank. Israel’s attorney general still has to weigh in on whether Netanyahu’s present caretaker government has the legal authority to carry out annexation moves.

 

Source: RT

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Israhell – the joohole of thieves.

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Israel hasn’t to annex these areas since, as the whole Judea-Samaria (wrongly called “west bank” since 1967, and Gaza, are legally part of Israel, thanks to Arafat and Abbas who both refused to sign any land treaty, therefore, only the San-Remo land treaty is legitimate under international law : Naftali Bennett is not hawkish, he’s a chickenhawk, just like Bibi! If they want a real hawk, despite I’m a goy, I would see no problem at becoming a dual national and their DM : I’d have no problem at tripling IDF power without increasing budget, even adding power-projection means making… Read more »

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FACT: People in “Judea-Samaria” were living peacefully before the illegitimate Israel created.

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Fact 1 : the peace was broken by the Ara League who decided to attack the new-born country with a seven nations army…
Another fact : you failed each time… and…
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Fact 2 : in 1918, there were barely 15,000 Arabs only living in what is now Israel, including Judea-Samaria (West Bank) and Gaza…
How to go from 15,000 to 5 millions in one century?
Illegal immigration!
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Go learn history, check source rather than believing anti-Semitic propaganda :
The Arabs have sucked in 1948 and later, get over it, even Coran says Israel belongs to the Jews.