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Netanyahu: I’ll immediately annex the Jordan Valley, if I get voters’ mandate

While he promises to annex all settlements after he’s re-elected, Netanyahu makes another one:

“One place that can have sovereignty immediately applied to it after the elections is the Jordan Valley. The next government will apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley.”

A map presented by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on September 10, 2019, showing areas of the Jordan Valley he promises to annex immediately after the September 17 elections. (Courtesy)

He then asks for Israelis’ votes.

“This is a democracy. I won’t do anything without a clear mandate. So I’m asking for a mandate, to do this thing that enjoys a broad consensus, to define at long last Israel’s permanent borders, promising that Judea and Samaria don’t turn into Gaza.

“This map defines our eastern frontier. We haven’t had this kind of opportunity since the [1967] Six Day War, and may not have it against for another 50 years.”

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