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Israeli Law on Withdrawal from East Jerusalem/Golan Heights

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 22, 2010


Question: Is the U.S. concerned about legislation passed by the Israeli parliament requiring a two-thirds vote by the Knesset or a referendum to withdraw from annexed east Jerusalem or the Golan Heights?

Answer: This is an internal Israeli issue and the Israeli government is in the best position to address inquiries related to its process.

PRN: 2010/1698


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