Thursday, November 19, 2020

Pompeo makes unprecedented visits to Israeli settlement in West Bank and Golan - BBC News

Pompeo makes unprecedented visits to Israeli settlement in West Bank and Golan


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has toured a Jewish settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank - the first such visit by a top US official.



The trip to Psagot came a year after Mr Pompeo said the settlements did not contradict international law, reversing a long-held US position.

The declaration outraged Palestinians, who oppose settlements on land they claim for a future independent state.

Mr Pompeo later paid a similar visit to the occupied Golan Heights...

 

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