- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The 45th president of the United States could soon find his name on Israeli maps, if the country’s premier has his way.

“All Israelis were deeply moved when President Trump made his historic decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday in a video message produced on a sunny hilltop in the region. “Therefore I intend to bring to the government resolution calling for a new community in the Golan Heights named after President Donald J. Trump.”

Mr. Trump officially recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Syrian territory on March 25.

The mountainous area — a 690-square mile region which Israel annexed following the 1967 Six-Day War with Syria — is currently home to some 20,000 Israelis.

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