Annexation of settlements: Hesitates the weakness of Netanyahu because of Trumps?

Even the foreign Minister did not know what his Prime Minister. The first of July, Benjamin Netanyahu, had as early start in the coalition agreement to Annex ar

Annexation of settlements: Hesitates the weakness of Netanyahu because of Trumps?

Even the foreign Minister did not know what his Prime Minister. The first of July, Benjamin Netanyahu, had as early start in the coalition agreement to Annex areas in the West Bank. Now the doubts as to whether Netanyahu will announce on Wednesday, or even an annexation is growing. And also the Americans are no longer pushing for. "It seems to mirunwahrscheinlich that will happen today," said Israel's foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi Wednesday in the arms of radio. "I don't know what's going to happen, I'm not a Prophet. You have to ask Netanyahu.“

Jochen Stahnke

Political correspondent for Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan, with headquarters in Tel Aviv.

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The Prime Minister had met on Tuesday in Jerusalem with an American Delegation to Avi Berkowitz, a childhood friend of Trump-son-in-law Jared Kushner, who drafted the American middle East plan. Relying on this Plan, in turn, Netanyahu annexations has announced. The newspaper "Maariv" confirmed that both sides talked about Alternatives to annexation of the Jordan valley and all the settlements, which seem to be at least this size from the table. Now it had gone to the appropriate "steps".

Netanyahu said after the Meeting with the Americans: "I spoke about the issue of sovereignty, to work the we currently have and we will work on this in the coming days." The sound to well-known delaying tactic by Netanyahu, the annexations before the election in April last year, before the election in September last year, and now with trump's help before the election, last March had announced.

Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 07:19

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