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Netanyahu boasts of Israeli lobbying power in the US

Netanyahu boasts of Israeli lobbying power in the US

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Over the last couple of years, Washington and Tel Aviv have became closer in a range of various issues, according to media reports. US President Donald Trump has gained popularity among Tel Aviv power brokers after a series of statements and moves that vividly favor Israel, sending shockwaves of alarm across the globe. Among one of such stunt is a recent presentation of Trump’s much-anticipated peace plan to allegedly bring stability between longstanding rivals Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA). Trump’s “deal of the century” was met with delight in Tel Aviv and saw firm rejection by the PA. One of the Trump ideas suggests the extension of Israeli sovereignty in the West Bank – a prospect that is also rejected by the UN Human Rights Council (OHCHR). The OHCHR recently blacklisted dozens of Israeli business entities that operate in the West Bank. The move sparked a backlash in Israel, prompting Tel Aviv to suspend ties with the UN-spearheaded organization. Israeli Prime…
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