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In Palestine, warned Israel about the "tangible consequences" of the annexation

Israel's annexation of the West Bank of the Jordan river will result in immediate and measurable consequences, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Palestine Riyad al Maliki.

"Mr. Chairman (of the UN Security Council – ed.), the members of the Security Council, Israel should know that the annexation will result in immediate and measurable consequences," said al Maliki at a meeting of the UN security Council.

He also stressed that the annexation irreversible impact on Israel's relations with Palestine and the region.

"Annexation – partial or complete, gradual or one-time - is a gross violation of the UN Charter and can not be implemented smoothly," - said the head of the Palestinian foreign Ministry.

In late may, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the date of annexation of the territories of the West Bank of the Jordan river under the "deal of the century". According to Netanyahu, the application of Israeli sovereignty in the Jewish settlements of the West Bank of the Jordan river will occur July 1, and intentions to change this date no. Later, the Minister of water resources and higher education ze'ev Elkin said in an interview with the local press that the date of annexation may be moved for several days or weeks.

Israeli authorities have begun to take concrete steps towards annexation. Interchangeable Prime Minister benny Gantz has instructed the chief of staff to accelerate the preparation of the army in connection with the spread of Israeli sovereignty on parts of the West Bank of the Jordan river.