The Trump decision to withdraw from Syria caught almost everyone by surprise in December 2018.
"Israel plans to extend sovereignty to territories that will remain part of Israel in any realistic peace agreement."
Israel's Ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, is lobbying Republican lawmakers and White House officials, arguing that Israel should act swiftly with the annexation of settlements.
Bennett says Netanyahu cared only about his own criminal cases and not real reforms in the Justice Ministry
“With the rebirth of the Jewish state, Israel has transformed us from a downtrodden, weak, and stateless people into a proud, strong, and sovereign nation."
The Israeli envoy to Washington made the remarks during a Hanukkah event at the embassy, where a menorah made of fragments of rockets fired from Gaza against Israel was lit.
A source cited legal complications in the decision, due to the prolonged interim government.
JINSA has been working for a few months on a draft for such a treaty, which has gained the support of Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.
AG, Knesset legal adviser issue decisions regarding when PM trial may start • Dermer, ex-Mossad chief to testify in Jerusalem.
Graham discussed the possible Senate move at the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) gala event in Washington.