Israel plans to build a barrier in the Golan Heights to separate the town of Majdal Shams on the Israeli side from the suburb of Al-Oude and Ain Al-Tinah in Syria, the Syrian semi-official SANA news agency reported.

According to the report, the cement wall will be four kilometers long and eight meters high.

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SANA also reported that the wall is expected to be completed in September, before the UN vote on Palestinian statehood.