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The former Speaker of Knesset (Israel’s parliament), Abraham Borg, said US President Donald Trump has halted the Israeli plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media.
In an interview with Italian daily "Il Fatto Quotidiano", Borg said Trump stopped the implementation of the annexation plan as "he doesn't have time to help Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in implementing the annexation of the West Bank and Jordan Valley".
He described both Netanyahu and Trump as suffering from a "narcissistic paranoia, with no scrupulous and ethics who are ready to roll over anyone to save themselves and remain in power".
When asked about another expected date for implementing the annexation plan, Borg said it is "very difficult, if not impossible, to set expectations to the annexation, because there is no transparency in this plan, no one knows its details."
Netanyahu has vowed to start annexing all settlement blocs and the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank as of July 1.
2020.07.05 / 16:16