Trump says US will recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

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Donald Trump has announced that the US will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, captured from Syria in 1967, in a dramatic move likely to bolster Benjamin Netanyahu’s hopes to win re-election, but which will also provoke international opposition.

Previous US administrations have treated Golan Heights as occupied Syrian territory, in line with UN security council resolutions. Trump declared his break with that policy, in a tweet on Thursday.

Related: US alters Golan Heights designation from ‘Israeli-occupied’ to ‘Israeli-controlled’

Related: From the archive, 15 December 1981: Israelis vote to annex Golan Heights

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