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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Breaking: UN Chief Denounces Israeli's Land Annexation Plan

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7Dnews London

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 22:16 GMT

UN Secretary General António Guterres expressed concern about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex parts of the West Bank if re-elected, saying it would be illegal and gut prospects for regional peace, Reuters reported on Wednesday Sep 11th. 

"Such steps, if implemented, would constitute a serious violation of international law," he said in a statement.

"They would be devastating to the potential of reviving negotiations and regional peace, while severely undermining the viability of the two-State solution", added Guterres.

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