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Israel can postpone the annexation of the West Bank

The spread of Israeli sovereignty on parts of the West Bank of the Jordan river can be postponed for a few days or weeks, results radio Gaala the IDF of the words of the Minister of higher education and water resources Zeev Elkin.

Monday, may 25, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the spread of Israeli sovereignty on parts of the West Bank of the Jordan river will occur in July, and intentions to change this date no.

"The first of July is the first date for distribution of sovereignty, and it can be pushed back by a few days or weeks," said Elkin.

The US President Donald trump on 28 January presented a plan of peaceful settlement known as "the deal of the century". The plan of the White house to recognize Jerusalem as the unified and indivisible capital of Israel, makes Israel the opportunity to Annex Palestinian territory in the West Bank of the Jordan river and to extend its sovereignty over the Jordan valley, and also offers the creation of a demilitarized Palestinian state without control over its borders and airspace. As the future capital of Palestine, the plan provides the village of Abu Dis in the Eastern suburbs of Jerusalem.

The Palestinians and some countries, this plan is not adopted, as it, in their view, deprives Palestinians of the right to those areas that are stipulated by the UN resolutions. The head of the Palestinian national authority, Mahmoud Abbas, the new plan is also rejected, saying that the Palestinians insist on recognition of their state in the 1967 borders with its capital in Jerusalem.

May 19, Abbas said that Palestine decided to terminate all agreements with Israel and the United States on the background of the intentions of the Israeli government to join Palestinian land.