EU: No recognition of ‘Israeli occupied’ Golan Heights

Israel National News reports: “The European Union will not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights despite the US decision to alter its policy vis-à-vis the strategic plateau, the EU’s foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini’s office said in a statement Wednesday.

‘The position of the European Union as regards the status of the Golan Heights has not changed,’ Mogherini’s office said in a statement Wednesday afternoon.

The EU’s foreign affairs office cited two United Nations Security Council resolutions regarding the Six Day War and Israel’s annexation of the Golan in 1981.

In line with the international law and UN Security Council resolutions 242 and 497, the European Union does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights.’…”

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