Cruz backs Netanyahu on Golan Heights 

Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Monday expressed support for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s call to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.“The government of Israel reiterated the reality that the Golan Heights are part of Israel’s sovereign territory,” Cruz said in a statement, adding, “Given the presence of hostile terrorist organizations ranging from ISIS to Hezbollah on Israel’s northern border, it is foolhardy and dangerous for elements in the international community to try to pressure Israel to abandon the Golan to the chaos engulfing Syria.”“The path to peace cannot involve Israel’s abdication of its own security,” continued Cruz.“I applaud Prime Minister Netanyahu’s courage in standing up for the safety of his people. America stands with you,” he concluded.While Cruz expressed support for Netanyahu’s call, which came at a cabinet meeting in the Golan Heights on Sunday, the State Department thought otherwise.

Source: Cruz backs Netanyahu on Golan Heights – US & Canada – News – Arutz Sheva

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