Trump : US recognises Israeli claim on Golan heights
President Trump signed a proclamation which grants US recognition of Israel’s claim over Golan Heights. The spot was seized by Israel in war 5 decades ago. The action was taken as the terrorist groups and Iran are trying to make Golan heights a launching ground to attack Israel. It was captured by Israel from Syria in 1981 and only two ”thirds remained with Israel.
Topics: Continents • Current Affairs – January, 2020 • Eastern Mediterranean • Geography of Asia • Golan Heights • israel • Levant • Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean • Member states of the United Nations • Middle Eastern countries • Syria • Western Asia