Syria says U.S. decision on Golan will lead to its isolation

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Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 07:04 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights as he is applauded by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others during a ceremony to in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House i

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights as he is applauded by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others during a ceremony to in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House i

CAIRO - 25 March 2019: The Syrian foreign minister said the United States' recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights will lead to its isolation, state television reported on Monday .

Minister Walid al-Moualem added: "Mo matter how many years have passed, this will not change the fact that the Golan is an occupied Syrian territory."

U.S. President Donald Trump signed a decree on Monday at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recognising Israeli sovereignty over territory that Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.

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