White House denies discussing West Bank annexation with Israel

February 12, 2018 20:11
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A spokesman for the White House peace team denied that the US has discussed plans to annex the West Bank with Israel.

"Reports that the United States discussed with Israel an annexation plan for the West Bank are false," said Josh Raffel. "The United States and Israel have never discussed such a proposal, and the President’s focus remains squarely on his Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative."

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