Merkel criticizes Netanyahu plan to annex Jordan Valley (2)

Reuters 2019.09.17 15:16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Jordan's King Abdullah shake hands at a joint news conference in Berlin, Germany September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement last week that he intended to annex the Jordan valley in the occupied West Bank, saying it hurt efforts to negotiate a peace deal.
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