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BERNIE: ‘Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territory Are Illegal, This is Clear’

posted by Hannity Staff - 11.18.19

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders slammed the Trump administration’s change in policy towards Israel Monday; flat-out insisting that all “Israeli settlements in occupied territory are illegal.”

“Israeli settlements in occupied territory are illegal. This is clear from international law and multiple United Nations resolutions. Once again, Mr. Trump is isolating the United States and undermining diplomacy by pandering to his extremist base,” posted Sanders on social media.

“The Trump administration declared on Monday that the United States does not consider Israeli settlements in the West Bank a violation of international law. The policy shift may doom any peace efforts with Palestinians,” reports the New York Times.

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Source: New York Times