The Russian overseas Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, condemned nowadays the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's fresh visit to the Golan Heights as additional proof of Washington's lack of recognize for the foreign legislation.
"We see this as one more manifestation of the U.S.' blatantly disdainful attitude to the globally identified foreign felony principles of the Mideastern contract," she said at a briefing.
Pompeo on Israel go back and forth:
-Golan Heights = 'a part of Israel'-products from the occupied West bank = 'Made in Israel'-BDS stream = 'Anti-Semitic'
Is the united states secretary of state trying to cement Israel's occupation earlier than the end of Trump's presidency? pic.twitter.com/FkwzedkmpF
— TRT World (@trtworld) November 20, 2020
Zakharova introduced, "the USA administration's makes an attempt to provide legitimacy to the illegal Israeli settlements contradicts the United countries charter and the [UN] safety Council's resolutions."
"Russia sees the Golan Heights as territory occupied through Israel, and considers the Israeli settlements there to be developed illegally," she reaffirmed.
On November 19, Pompeo grew to become the primary properly American diplomat to visit a West bank Jewish agreement and the disputed Golan Heights, cementing Donald Trump's strongly pro-Israel legacy.
US Pompeo Visits West financial institution settlement, Golan Heights, in First https://t.co/bfXQeB6ssa
— Joe Catron (@jncatron) November 20, 2020
Accompanied by way of Israeli foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, Pompeo traveled aboard a Blackhawk helicopter to the Golan Heights, a strategic territory the Jewish state seized from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day war.
last yr, Trump's administration controversially diagnosed Israeli sovereignty within the Golan, and Pompeo on Thursday condemned what he described as calls from "the salons in Europe and in the elite associations in the us" for Israel to return the Golan to Syria.
(Palestine Chronicle, WAFA, Social Media)