Trump statement on the Golan is irresponsible

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An Israeli flag is seen placed on Mount Bental in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on May 10, 2018. Israel's army said today it had carried out widespread raids against Iranian targets in Syria overnight after rocket fire towards its forces it blamed on Iran, marking a sharp escalation between the two enemies. Israel carried out the raids after it said around 20 rockets, either Fajr or Grad type, were fired from Syria at its forces in the occupied Golan Heights at around midnight. / AFP PHOTO / JALAA MAREY

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 that it was time to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights it occupied in the 1967 Middle East war.

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