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UN denounced US for giving recognition to Golan

US has come under strong criticism from 14 other nations of United Nations due to its decision about recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the territory of Golan Heights in a typical disregard of international law. The members of the Security Council had met on the request of Syria which had called on the Council to ..

Syria asks for UN Security Council Meeting at Golan

Syria has called on the United Nations Security Council to hold an urgent meeting about the US decision to give recognition to the territory of Golan Heights as Israeli territory. It was last Monday when US President Donald Trump had put his signatures on a proclamation under which US gave recognition to the fact that ..

US President Donald Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over occupied Golan Heights

On 25th March, US President Donald Trump has officially recognized Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights. With this, Israel has got an absolute right to self-defence. Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war, and subsequently annexed it in 1981. But, Israel’s sovereignty over the territory is not recognized ..