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Russia: The Golan is Syrian territory occupied by Israel

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said its position on the Golan Heights is still stable, adding that Moscow regards it as Syrian territory occupied by Israel. "The position of Russia...

Syria complains Trump to the United Nations

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian foreign ministry sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General and the UN Security Council on the statements made by US President Donald Trump on Washington's recognition...

UN Human Rights Council adopts a resolution confirming the subordination of the Golan to...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution reaffirming the Golan's dependence on Syria and condemning the Israeli occupation of these lands in response to US President Donald...

Details: UN Human Rights Council on the Golan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a new resolution condemning Israel's occupation of the Golan Heights and confirming its dependence on Syria for the opposition of 16...

Bolton beats Trump in a glee around the Syrian Golan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- John Bolton, the US national security adviser, said it was unacceptable for Syria or Iran to control the occupied Golan. "To allow the Syrian or Iranian regime to control...

Britain says the Golan is illegally occupied by Israel

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Kingdom still considers the Golan Heights to be Syrian territory occupied by Israel, the British Foreign Office said Friday. "The United Kingdom views the Golan Heights as...

Britain says it does not intend to change its position on the Golan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain said on Friday it was not planning to change its position on the Golan Heights after US President Donald Trump moved to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the...

Syria pledges to restore Golan amid international criticism of Trump’s statements

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian government vowed on Friday to restore the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, while Damascus's allies and rivals condemned US President Donald Trump's comments that it was time to...

Source: US preparing official document on recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US officials are preparing an official document recognizing Washington's sovereignty over the Golan Heights and is likely to be signed by US President Donald Trump next week, a...

What is the importance of the Golan Heights?

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, captured by Israel in the 1967 Middle East war. This major...

EU reiterates that it does not recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Union said on Friday it did not recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, following comments by US President Donald Trump in which he called for...

France: Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan is contrary to international law

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- France does not recognize Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights and its recognition runs counter to international law, the French Foreign Ministry said on Friday. "The Golan is a...

Egypt says Golan is occupied Syrian territory

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Egypt said on Friday the Syrian Golan Heights were occupied Arab land in a statement following remarks by US President Donald Trump in which he called for recognition...

Trump statement on the Golan is irresponsible

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US President Donald Trump's call for recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights is irresponsible, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday...

Iran: US decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan is unacceptable

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US President Donald Trump's statement on recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights is unacceptable, state television said, citing a Foreign Ministry spokesman. "This illegitimate and unacceptable recognition...

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

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...

Fighting continues between Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State of Baghouz

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Syria's Democratic Forces said they clashed with Islamic state militants holed up in the Baghouz area overnight with US air strikes aimed at defeating the organization's last pockets...

We will still hit Syria if necessary – French Defense

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- During interventionist declarations, French Defense Minister Florence Parly threatened to strike Syria once again, defending the idea of ​​French President Emmanuel Macron that the establishment of a "real...

Russia and Syria want to evacuate al-Rukban camp

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Moscow and Damascus are calling on the international community to support the evacuation of al-Rukban camp, which has become a center for spreading violence along the Syrian-Jordanian borders...

European Union rejects Trump’s call to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The EU spokesman said that the EU did not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan. Announced Maya Kosiancic, a spokeswoman for the European diplomatic head, Federica Mogherini, that "the...

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