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US call for Israeli sovereignty on Golan 'contravenes international law': Iraqi foreign ministry tweet

Reuters , Saturday 23 Mar 2019
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U.S. President Donald Trump's statement recognising Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights "contravenes international law," the Iraqi foreign ministry said on Twitter on Saturday.

Trump's statement on Thursday marked a dramatic shift in U.S. policy over the status of a disputed area that Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East conflict and annexed in 1981 - a move not recognized internationally.

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