Questions emerge on Israel’s West Bank annexation plans

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Jonah MANDEL | AFP
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Thu, 2020-01-30 13:30

JERUSALEM: Questions surfaced Thursday over whether Israel would immediately seek to annex parts of the West Bank, after US President Donald Trump’s controversial peace plan called for extending Israeli sovereignty to the area.
The plan, seen as overwhelmingly supportive of Israeli goals, has been firmly rejected by the Palestinians.
It gives the Jewish state a US green light to annex key parts of the occupied West Bank, including in the strategic Jordan Valley.
But uncertainty was mounting over Israel’s next moves.

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