Israel's Netanyahu plans to name new settlement in Golan after Trump
Zionist regime’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he plans to name a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights after President Donald Trump of the United States in gratitude for his recognition of Israel's claim of "sovereignty" over the strategic plateau.
Emboldened Netanyahu, who has been on a trip to the occupied region along with his family for the Jewish week-long Passover holiday, said in a video message on Tuesday that he would submit a resolution calling for "a new community on the Golan Heights" to be named after "President Donald J. Trump."
Many countries, including Iran, Russia and Turkey, along with the United Nations Security Council have also lambasted Trump's provocative move.
In 1967, Israel waged a full-scale war on Arab territories, during which it occupied a large swathe of Golan and annexed it in 1981, a move never recognized by the international community. Syria has repeatedly reaffirmed its sovereignty over the Heights, saying the territory must be completely restored to its control.
Zionist regime has also said separately that, in appreciation of Trump, it plans to name a proposed train station near the Western Wall of al-Quds after him.