Russia rejects Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

Russia rejects Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

Russian FM claims Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights would be a violation of UN resolutions; Pompeo: Under President Trump’s leadership, the United States is standing where it should firmly be- on the side of Israel.

Russia’s Foreign Minister claimed that any change in the Golan Heights’ status would “be a direct violation” of UN resolutions.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made these comments on Wednesday after Prime Minister Netanyahu called on the global community to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights in Israel. Lavrov claimed to journalists from Russia’s Sputnik media that “The status of the Golan Heights is determined by the resolutions of the UN Security Council. Changing this status bypassing the Security Council, from my perspective, would be a direct violation of these resolutions.”… more

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