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TRUMP HEIGHTS: Netanyahu Names New Town in President Trump’s Honor in Israel

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.17.19

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a new neighborhood in the President’s honor this week; confirming a new section of the Golan Heights will be called ‘Trump Heights’ after the Commander-in-Chief recognized the disputed territory as sovereign Israeli land.

“Thank you Mr. Prime Minister, a great honor!” posted the President on social media.

“It’s a great recognition of the president’s courageous decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” said David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel. “It’s absolutely beautiful.”

Original Story: April 23, 2019

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the Golan Heights over the holiday weekend; saying he intends to name a future community in the region in honor of President Trump.

“If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has his way, alongside Katzrin, Ramot and Ramat Magshimim on the Golan Heights, there may someday soon be a community named Kiryat Trump,” reports the Jerusalem Post.

“Netanyahu, who on Tuesday toured the Golan with his wife and sons, said a community or neighborhood on the Golan Heights should be named after US President Donald Trump in appreciation for his decision last month to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the strategic plateau,” adds the author.

President Trump ended decades of political turmoil regarding the Golan Heights just weeks ago; confirming the United States views the region as “sovereign” territory controlled by the State of Israel.

Read the full report here.

MAKING HISTORY: President Trump Signs Proclamation Recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli Territory

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.25.19

Flanked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a joint press conference inside the White House Monday, President Trump signed an official proclamation recognizing the Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli territory.

The Commander-in-Chief signed the order hours after a rocket attack from inside the Gaza Strip destroyed a home outside of Tel Aviv; prompting Netanyahu to cut-short his visit to Washington and return to Israel to oversee his military’s response.

“This was a long time in the making. It should’ve taken place many decades ago,” said the President at the signing ceremony.

Israel gained control of the Golan Heights during the Six Day War of 1967 and officially annexed the region into Israel in the early 1980s.

The international community considers the area “disputed territory” and views development and housing construction by the Jewish State as a violation of international law.

REPORT: Israel's Netanyahu Seeks to Name Golan Heights City After President Trump

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.23.19

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the Golan Heights over the holiday weekend; saying he intends to name a future community in the region in honor of President Trump.

“If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has his way, alongside Katzrin, Ramot and Ramat Magshimim on the Golan Heights, there may someday soon be a community named Kiryat Trump,” reports the Jerusalem Post.

“Netanyahu, who on Tuesday toured the Golan with his wife and sons, said a community or neighborhood on the Golan Heights should be named after US President Donald Trump in appreciation for his decision last month to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the strategic plateau,” adds the author.

President Trump ended decades of political turmoil regarding the Golan Heights just weeks ago; confirming the United States views the region as “sovereign” territory controlled by the State of Israel.

Read the full report here.

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