Russia: Changing the status of the Golan is a violation of UN resolutions

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UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Changing the status of the Golan Heights would be a direct violation of UN resolutions, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted as saying on Friday.

Zakharova was commenting on US President Donald Trump’s comments on Twitter on Thursday that the time had come to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan, which Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.

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