Archive: 12/31/2013
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  12/31/2013, Tevet 28, 5774

Jordan Valley Annexation "Only a Statement"


President Shimon Peres discussed the Knesset Ministerial Committee's approval of a bill to annex the Jordan Valley. "It is a statement only," the president said. The strategic Jordan Valley is one of the areas discussed to be turned over to complete Palestinian Authority control as part of the ongoing Israeli-PA negotiations.